Scoreline - Greg Pope
In collaboration with the newly established Polar Film Lab, Kurant is pleased to present Scoreline, a performance by Greg Pope. The bar is open from 20:00, open end. Admittance is free.
Scoreline is a solo film-sound performance.
Equipment: 16mm projector, black film, contact mics, guitar pick-ups, engraving tools, , loop station, hobby grinder, scratch board, mixer, amplification, unspecified local materials.
Idea: The film projector as an instrument for visual and sonic broadcasting, an exploration of cinematic apparatus, ignoring traditional strategies to create a dynamic live event.
Outcome : Texture and noise. A choreography of creation through destruction, amongst other things …
After dabbling in punk rock bands and absurdist performance, Greg Pope founded film collective ‘Situation Cinema’ (Brighton 1986) and ‘Loophole Cinema’ (London, 1989).
Working collaboratively and individually, Pope has made video installations, live art and single screen film works since 1996. These works include live cinema performance pieces as well as 35mm film productions and slide projection performances. His collaborations include working with sound artists Lee Paterson, John Hegre, Lasse Marhaug and Okkyung Lee and bands including Sult and Ich Bin N!ntendo.
Pope has performed at festivals and events in Europe, North and South America and Australia.