Project: William Pope.L
William Pope.L will premiered his 5-day screening of the full length film, Reenactor, in downtown Clarksville from noon, Friday 26th - noon, Wednesday, Oct 31st. The event was a great success thanks to the hard work and help of many students.
About the Artist
William Pope.L is a visual and performance-theater artist and educator who makes culture out of contraries. He has been making multi-disciplinary works since the 1970s, and has exhibited internationally, including New York, London, Los Angeles, Vienna, Montreal, Berlin, Zurich, and Tokyo. Recent projects have been at the Art Institute of Chicago, Santa Monica Museum of Art, and a major installation for Sammlung Falckenberg in Hamburg, Germany. He is a featured artist in the books "Intersections" edited by Marci Nelligan and Nicole Mauro, and Darby English's "How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness." In 2009 he was commissioned by Hauser & Wirth to create an installation in response to Kaprow's "Yard." He participated in the New Museum's 2010-2011 exhibition "The Last Newspaper" with a reenactment of his infamous "Eating the Wall Street Journal" performance. In 2011, the Museum of Modern Art in New York invited Pope.L to participate in their FluxKit project, and his community performance/installation "Blink" was included in Prospect2-New Orleans. Pope.L had a 2012 solo exhibition at Galerie Catherine Bastide in Brussels, Belgium; and is the recipient of the 2012 Joyce Foundation Award to create "Pull," a large scale public project to be presented at Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH, in 2013.