Andrew Lampert (b. 1976)
2004, 3:30, 16mm, silent
As an artist, Andrew Lampert works in film, video and performance. He primarily focuses on live multiple-projector pieces, portraits, short-term installations and private performances. His 3-screen installation/performance VARITIES OF SLOW and OKKYUNG DUET, a film performance with cellist Okkyung Lee, were included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial. GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES, a performance piece originally staged in 2000, was revived last year at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. His work has been presented at the New York Film Festival, the Lux Centre, The Rotterdam Festival, the Images Festival and at institutions in the US, Mexico, Canada, UK, Holland, France and Russia.
As an Archivist, Lampert works at Anthology Film Archives where he is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and preservation of the collection. He is currently preserving films by artists including Paul Sharits. Bruce Conner, Harry Smith, Greg Sharits, Marie Menken, Melvin Van Peebles, Robert Breer, Carolee Schneemann and Wallace Berman. As a Programmer, Lampert curates Anthology's regular UNESSENTIAL CINEMA, AUDIO VERITE and PERSONAL ARCHIVE shows, as well as a variety of festivals, series and one-off screenings. Lampert is also Director of Public Opinion Laboratory.