LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
His most recent features include:
Film projections for "Current 93's The light is leaving us all" album.
"Access Denied." series created in collaboration with Salvatore Bevilacqua. This project, started in 2018, is an open project. It is comprised of a series of film installations based on everyday objects.
"Se potessi vedere con gli occhi di Dio" series created in collaboration with Salvatore Bevilacqua. This project, started in 2017, is an open project. It is comprised of a series of film installations based on the observation of space from a timeless dimension.
"Towards green power", an emotional short film, commissioned by Regione Puglia for the Italian Pavilion at the EXPO Astana 2017 – FUTURE ENERGY.
Film for "Hypnopazuzu's Create Christ, Sailor boy" album.
A HypnoHallucinatory Flicker film to be projected behind the band during their concerts.
Hypnopazuzu is a new project created by David Tibet (from Current 93) and Martin Glove (from Killing Joke)
"Arnaldo Bigiani – For my future memory" (2016) an experimental documentary about his neighbour Arnaldo Bigiani who died between the 24th to the 26th of June 2015. With the voice of Arnaldo Bigiani channeled by David Tibet. It's also available as a dual channels film and photos installation.
"CITIES: NEW YORK CENTRAL PARK" presented at My Art Guides Venice Meeting Point at the Navy Officer's Club, Arsenale, Venice from the 26th to the 28th of May 2016.
"AVVISTAMENTI WORKSHOP – DAVIDE PEPE" at Bari Cineporto a short films retrospective curated by Antonio Musci, Daniela di Niso, Bruno di Marino and Massimo Causo.
"Working around vice versa", an artistic documentary, commissioned by Beatrice Bulgari's Cultural Associations, "Corto Arte Circuito" and "In between Art Film", about the making of the Italian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.
"Last kodachrome 40 for a Nizo s800"(3 screen installation) at the exhibition "Flicker:artists & Super 8" that took place at the Bury St Edmunds Smiths Row from January to march 2013.
(made in collaboration with Salvatore Bevilacqua)
"Memories Are Haunted Places:
A Ten Year Retrospective of The Inner Cinema of Davide Pepe", at the London Undergrounf film festival (december 2012).
"The Fallen Body", an artistic documentary, commissioned by Beatrice Bulgari's Cultural Association, "Corto Arte Circuito", on the installation of the Antony Gormley "Vessel" exhibition at the Galleria Continua of San Gimignano.
Film for "Myrninerest's Jhonn,uttered Babylon" album.
An Hallucinatory utter film made using archival material from David Tibetʼs own collection and photographs supplied by Jhonn Balance's father to be projected behind the band during their concerts.
"Schrei 27" made in collaboration with the avant-garde musician, sound and performance artist Diamanda Galás.
It has been selected for the World premiere at the London Spill Festival, at the Barbican center. And it has been screened at:
- Performance Space New York, curated by Jenny Schlenzka, NY March 28-29-30 2018
- Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, USA (presented here as a work in progress)
February 24 and 26, 1-4pm, 2012
- Charlottenborg gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
April 26, 2012
- London Meltdown 2012 curated by Antony Hegarty, UK
August 3rd, 2012
- ULTIMA Oslo Contemporary Music Festival, Norway
September 14, 2012
- presented as part of Festival Intermedia at Central Slovakian Gallery Banská Bystrica
and followed by a selection of 5 short films directed by Davide Pepe
November 13, 2012
- Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania
June 21st, 2014
"Cities" series created in collaboration with Salvatore Bevilacqua. This project, started in 2006, is still a work in progress. It is comprised of several cities lanscapes shot around the world. At the moment it includes Bologna, Dusseldorf, New York, Winterthur, Marzamemi (Sicily), Banska Bystrica (Slovakia) and London. Dusseldorf has been presented at Julia Stoschek's "Collection Number 5: Cities of Gold and Mirrors" July 2011-August 2012, and one copy is part of Beatrice and Nicola Bulgari's Art Collection.
"People" series created in collaboration with Salvatore Bevilacqua. This project, started in 2012, is still a work in progress. It is comprised of several people portraits. At the moment it includes "David Tibet", the English leader of the historical avant-garde group Current 93, "The Grandmother" and "The girl with a Pistol".
"Giardini di Luce" that has been selected at the 60th Berlin Film festival – Berlinale Shorts Competition;
"Simple present – Future Perfect" and "A piece of my sky is missing – Famiglia di gru con nido" at the Minneapolis Walker Art Center. September 2010 - February 2011;
"Last Kodachrome 40 for a Nizo S800" that has been awarded as the best italian short film at the Venice Circuito Off in the 2008 and it also won the second prize at the
babelgum online film festival. (Made in collaboration with Salvatore Bevilacqua)
“Figli di NN” (2007) (3 screens installation inspired by Diamanda Galás “Schrei X”) at the 27th Cambridge International film festival (July 2007)
In the 2004 he started a collaboration with James Mackay, the producer of Derek Jarman with whom he is still working on new projects for a video installations.
He also collaborate with other important avant-garde artists and musicians like David Tibet (Current 93) and Steven Stapleton (Nurse with Wound).
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A video artist - an experimental photographer
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