Robert Pearre - Number 64

8:37, 2011, Video Art
My main focus is single channel video from (generally) 4 to 15 minutes in length.

Some commonalities within many - though not all - of my videos are: long fixed-perspective shots, ambient noise, recorded drones, and superimposed text.

The conceptual framework of my practice is not complicated. I record images that appeal to me, intellectually but more often viscerally. The images I record include interiors as well as exteriors and are almost always devoid of people. By recording certain images and arranging them in a specific way I hope to create environments - “places” - that otherwise do not exist. Sometimes a piece includes text that may offer the audience a hint at possible narratives, but not always. Although the stories which these pieces tell are powerful and clear for me, ultimately the viewer’s grasp of a fixed narrative is of much less importance to me than the environment they experience.

The works are generally presented as loops. Ideally, they can be “entered” at any point with the meaning remaining the same. They are meant to be experienced in a way similar to the way one experiences a photograph.
R. Pearre
Brooklyn, NY.

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CountryUSASubtitlesEnglishEdition2011 ScreeningsThe work has been available online @ www.robertpearre.com

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