Hyena Stomp extracts and repositions single film-frames of actors with their eyes closed into a re-rendering of an iconic Frank Stella painting, tracking the repetitions and gestures inherent in popular media.

 

Interested in Stella's assertion of surface, material and sight, Elizabeth McAlpine explores the seductive nature of the space between viewer and screen, object and surface.

 

Biography


Elizabeth McAlpine was born 1973 in London, where she lives and works. She studied MFA Sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Art and Fine Art & Critical Theory at Goldsmiths, London. McAlpine works with installation and time-based media to test and highlight repetitions and gestures inherent in popular media. She has undertaken several residencies and commissions. Recent exhibitions and screenings include: Imaginary Solution, Spacex, Exeter; Sedimentary Sight, Ballina Arts Centre, Ireland; The Air is Wet with Sound, Rekord, Oslo; Smoke and Mirrors, Mac, Birmingham; I love cinema and Cinema loves Me, Camden Art Centre, London.

 

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