Will Be

Tim Etchells (UK)


A two-part neon provoking moments of curious enquiry in a public setting. 

Celebrated artist and writer Tim Etchells’ returned to Lumiere Durham 2011 with Will Be. This work was made using neon, a medium in which he has created a number of signs that often produce awkward moments of intimacy in public settings.

Tim Etchells is an artist and a writer based in the UK whose work shifts between visual art, performance and fiction. He has worked in a wide variety of contexts, notably as the leader of the world-renowned Sheffield-based performance group Forced Entertainment. He is currently Professor of Performance & Writing at Lancaster University.

Tim Etchells also created other installations for Lumiere, Let’s Pretend None of This Ever Happened, Please Come Back, Wait Here I Have Gone to Get Help (all Lumiere Durham 2009), A Stitch in Time (Lumiere Derry-Londonderry 2013) and MORE NOISE(Lumiere London 2016)


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