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He Who Laughs Last Laughs Longest

Phil Collins

UK, 2006
7 minutes, Colour, Sound
Available formats: 35mm / DVD / Digibeta tape / SD Digital file

‘The work, created to mark the 80th anniversary of the birth of television, touches upon ideas concerning audience participation and their status within broadcast media whilst focusing on the struggle to sustain one of the most primitive and deceptive forms of communication.’ Phil Collins, June 2006
Phil Collins’s film he who laughs last laughs longest is shot over the summer of 2006 at an event organised by the artist to find the person who could laugh continuously for the longest duration. he who laughs last laughs longest focuses on participants struggle to sustain their laughter for a cash-prize.