AboutBorn in Argentina in 1946, David Lamelas' work appears as singular within the artistic context of Europe and America in the late 60s and 70s. Lamelas' conceptual practice is considered as pioneer in bringing to the fore the issue of mass media (through film, television and advertising) and its relationship to the visual arts. This screening presents two of his more recent film projects, The Invention of Dr Morel (2000, 25 mins) and The Light at the Edge of a Nightmare (2002-2005, 75 mins). Both films reveal Lamelas' interest in the deconstruction of classical cinematic narration, and the influence of literature, through Latin American fantastic realism and the French New Novel, on his practice of cinema.
Introduced by David Lamelas
With the kind support of the Sprüth Magers Gallery Berlin London. This screening is presented in conjunction with David Lamelas's solo exhibition at Bloomberg SPACE. Raven Row will also host two screenings of works by David Lamelas on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 June.