Derek Phillips

Derek Phillips is a composer and sound artist in San Francisco. His work has been performed at The De Young Museum, The Exit Theater, The Garage, Kunst-Stoff Arts, The Performance Art Institute (SF), Jack Arts (NY), Z/KU (Berlin), and Stanford University. He studied literature at UC San Diego.

Archive Live!

Archive Live! was presented in collaboration with the Museum of Performance + Design on June 18/19, 2016.  In two five-hour installments, we brought the museum’s rich archive to life, using sound, video, text, performance, and a laboratory of bio-cultures sourced from the materials in the archive.  We hope to continue our collaboration with MP+D. Archive…

Archive Live at the Museum of Performance + Design

The Collected Works has been collaborating with The Museum of Performance + Design to develop and perform a new site-responsive performance based on materials found in the Museum’s performing arts archive. The project brings together artists devoted to creating theatrical performances within non-traditional environments and a rare collection representing the rich history of the San…

Happy Summer Solstice!

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimm’d; And every fair from fair sometime declines,…