Thursday, 7 November 2013

Lamp Posts by Riccardo Iacono

The Projection Rooms at MOCC is pleased to be screening a selection of video works from Riccardo Iacono's ongoing project, Lamp Posts. 9th and 10th November, 2013. 12pm - 4.30pm

Captured using mobile phones, the videos range from one second to a couple of minutes duration and follow the artist's experience of everyday situations, such as walking to the corner shop, travelling on the underground and using the bathroom.

Screenings will take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November between the hours of 12 and 4.30pm. The programme will be looped and lasts 45 minutes.

Riccardo Iacono (b. Blackburn, 1969) is a British artist working with film, video, digital media, performance, photography, collage, painting and installation. He studied Painting at Glasgow School of Art (1988-91) and Electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art (2000-1).

His work has shown widely including:  Channel 4 (1997/9); A Century of Artists' Film in Britain, Tate Britain (2003); and European Media Art Festival, Osnabruuck (2007). Solo shows include: Ice in The Freezer, Pleasure Dome, Toronto (2003); From Memory, Kino Oko, Prague (2005); Love Songs From a Dark Body, La Enana Marron, Madrid (2005); The No Show, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester (2007); This Orientation, Summit Gallery, London (2013).