September 20-November 3, 2020

MICHAEL POPE

Reading the Unwritten Script

About the Exhibit

SYNEMATIKA: The Site-specific Screenplay is the ongoing translation of a near-death experience as told through autobiographical myth.

Experiential filmmaker Michael Pope takes the traditional film-script format and breaks it from the page and out of the constraints of written language. Combining site-specific installation, video art and live performance Pope seeks to engage the total super sensory spectrum of human expression and intuitive comprehension towards a shared creative consciousness.

About the Artist

Michael Pope is an award-winning, self-taught filmmaker/video artist born and raised in New York City.

An early pioneer of “transmedia” storytelling-as-art form, Pope has fused traditional filmmaking, with live musical performance, tableau vivant, and site-specific installation. His work has been hailed as “An unforgettable sensory experience. A must see event” (Boston Globe), “Surrealistic Lyricism” (Metalopolis) and “Nothing less than cataclysmic” (The Dig). He won a Tanne Award for Outstanding Achievement (2000) for his Living Film Event: Neovoxer (2000-2006).

Hours

Thursday 12-5
Friday-Saturday 12-6
Sunday 12-5
Closed Holidays

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