Mark Moore Gallery is thrilled to announce its participation in New York’s Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair – a fair exclusively dedicated to the presentation of single-channel videos, single-channel projections, video sculptures, and other larger video installations from international commercial galleries and non-profit institutions. Taking place during Armory Week (March 7-10, 2013) in the Waterfront Tunnel event space (between 27th and 28th Streets with an entrance on 11th Avenue in Chelsea), Moving Image is free and open to the public, including the opening reception on Thursday, March 7, 6–8 PM.
Mark Moore Gallery will present “Up Against” (2012), a single-channel video by new program artist, Cheryl Pope. This work illustrates an individual psychology at battle with the self/self and the self/other. Focusing on cognition, the figure attempts to break down the forms in order to open headspace. The struggle and duration speaks to the multiplicity that consumes the mental interior. The water inside the forms references other interior cavities of the body, such as a stomach upset with nervousness or irritation, or the mind shifting from quiet calm to disruptive agitation. Originally staged as a two-hour performance at Mandragoras Art Space in 2010, the subsequent video re-stages Pope’s visceral staging and engagement with feminist performance practices. Working in the mediums of sculpture, video, installation, assemblage, drawing, and performance, Cheryl Pope addresses issues of connectivity and identity that inform the way in which we live our lives today. The artist lives and works in New York, where she is the studio manager for artist Nick Cave.
For more information about the fair, please visit the Moving Image website, or email the gallery at email@example.com.