Paul Clipson | U.S. | 2009/2011 | 8 min
color/b&w | sound | Super 8
with live musical performance by ARP (Alexis Georgopoulos)
Three cities become one in this nocturnal journey in which space, color and light pass through the eye of the camera to create thoughts visualized before their conception. Shot in San Francisco, New York, and Rotterdam.—Paul Clipson
ARP, a/k/a Alexis Georgopoulos, is a composer and artist based in New York. As ARP, he makes liminal, minimal music, often with analog synthesizers and, increasingly, with classical stringed instruments. He is also a member of the recording group THE ALPS and co–founded TUSSLE, a group he departed in 2007. Since 2002, he has performed internationally and has been presented by CHANEL, The Kitchen, PS1, Goethe–Institut, Deitch Projects, MoMA (SF), and the New Museum. He has released work on labels such as DFA, RVNG INTL, Type,Smalltown and Supersound. He has remixed Lindstrøm, Delorean, Lawrence Wiener and Ned Sublette. He has scored dance for Jonah Bokaer (Merce Cunningham Dance Company) and has worked with visual artists Doug Aitken and Tauba Auerbach.
Screens as part of Paul Clipson Super 8 performance.