Camden Arts Centre Presents Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light


LONDON.- Camden Arts Centre presents a solo exhibition by American artist and filmmaker Kerry Tribe, on view from May 13 through July 10, 2011. Her large-scale projects in film, video, and sound form an ongoing investigation into memory, subjectivity and doubt. For this exhibition, Tribe shows her new body of work Dead Star Light commissioned as part of the 3 series – a collaboration between Camden Arts Center, London; Arnolfini, Bristol; and Modern Art Oxford, alongside other existing works. Dead Star Light is comprised of three works which continue Tribe’s study of memory and it’s opposite, forgetting. Each work structurally engages with a different technology in innovative ways: 16mm film (Parnassius Mnemosyne); reelto-reel audio (Milton Torres Sees a Ghost); and video (The Last Soviet), all 2010. Every work relates to questions of personal and historic memory and shares common themes of erasure, flight,