Pope | Lamp

Screening and performance by Andrew Lampert and Greg Pope.
Thursday 27th October at 20:00 hrs
Atelier Nord’s ANX, Olav Rye’s plass (inng.Sofienberggt)

A sonic and visual feast (possibly) incorporating 16mm, Super8, video and 35mm slide projections with sound effects, field recordings and the spoken word. A Multi-projection live installation with cracked narratives, fractured concepts and atomised foundations. Text and image contradict themselves to a standstill in this semi-improvised piece and out of this seemingly irredeemable wreckage a burning flame starts to flicker at the end of the tunnel ….

About the artists :

Born in the mid-70s in the Midwest, Andrew Lampert primarily produces films, videos and live performances. Over the last decade his works have been widely exhibited at festivals (NY Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Kill Your Timid Notion), cinemas (BFI, Light Industry), galleries (Mitchell Algus Gallery, NYC & Associates, London), independent art spaces (The Kitchen, NYC & The Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow), museums (The Getty Museum, Los Angeles & The Whitney Museum of American Art) and in numerous venues. He currently lives in Brooklyn and works as Archivist at Anthology Film Archives.

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After dabbling in punk rock bands and absurdist performance, Greg Pope founded Brighton-based Super 8 film collective Situation Cinema in 1986 and afterwards Loophole Cinema (London, 1989). Using 16mm, Super 8 and video, Loophole Cinema were self-styled shadow engineers performing numerous events around Europe. They produced The International Symposium of Shadows in London in 1996.

Working collaboratively and individually, Pope has made video installations, live art pieces and single screen film works since 1996. Recent works include live cinema performance pieces Light Trap and Cipher Screen as well as 35mm film productions Shadow Trap and Shot Film. He currently lives in Norway and is active teaching, projecting, programming and making film.

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