In his films, photographs, installations and live events Phil Collins explores the nuances of social relations in various locations and global communities.
Recent solo exhibitions include British Film Institute, London (2011); daadgalerie, Berlin (2010); Tramway, Glasgow (2009); Dallas Museum of Art (2007); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Tate Britain, London (both 2006).
Group exhibitions include Museum of Desires, MUMOK, Vienna; For Eindhoven — The City as Muse, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; and Ostalgia, New Museum, New York (all 2011), as well as biennales in Singapore (2011), Berlin (2010), and Istanbul (2005).
Collins' films have been shown at international film festivals, including Oberhausen, Rotterdam and Berlin.
His works are held in public collections such as, among others, Tate Gallery, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.