BIO

Born in St. Louis and based in Brooklyn, Andrew Lampert has produced an eclectic and extensive body of films, videos, performances and photographs since the late 1990s. He regularly exhibits in international contexts with past shows including: The Whitney Museum of American Art (2006 Whitney Biennial), The Getty Museum, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, PS1/MoMA (Greater New York 2010), The New York Film Festival, The Toronto Film Festival, The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, and The Art Gallery of Ontario among many other venues. He is preparing a new performance titled MY GREATEST SNEEZE, and in Winter 2019 will be the inaugural artist in the New York residency program of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.

Lampert frequently writes on art and cinema, edited THE GEORGE KUCHAR READER (Primary Information, 2014), co-edited two volumes of HARRY SMITH COLLECTIONS CATALOGUE RAISONNE (J&L Books, 2015), co-edited MANUEL DELANDA: ISM ISM (J&L Books, 2018), and with Howie Chen is co-author of the forthcoming book GO DEEP: HOW TO BE A HUMAN IN THE ART WORLD. From 2002-2015 Lampert served as Archivist and Curator of Collections at Anthology Film Archives, where he was responsible for managing the archive, preserving films and videos, and programming public screenings. He has restored over 300 classic and obscure moving image works by iconoclastic artists like Stan Brakhage, Robert Breer, Bruce Conner, Tony Conrad, Maya Deren, Hollis Frampton, Robert Frank, Ken Jacobs, Danny Lyon, Marie Menken, Carolee Schneemann, Paul Sharits, and Stuart Sherman to name a few.

Lampert currently teaches at The Cooper Union and CUNY City College. He is one half of the creative firm Chen & Lampert, and his videos are distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix

SELECTED WRITINGS ON & ABOUT

  • INTERVIEW WITH ANDREW LAMPERT AND JAKE PERLIN, Pioneer Works Journal, 2017

  • FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT by Andrew Hultkrans, ArtForum.com, April 11, 2017

  • JOHN KLACSMANN & ANDREW LAMPERT ON HARRY SMITH, 'PAPER AIRPLANES' & 'STRING FIGURES' by Madeline Weisburg, Artbook.com, December 04, 2015

  • FLYING DREAMS > SEX by Gareth Tobago, Flaunt Magazine, December 02, 2015

  • ON PAPER AIRPLANES: THE COLLECTIONS OF HARRY SMITH by Sophie Butcher, Aperture.org, November 25, 2015

  • WHAT'S WITH ALL THE PAPER PLANES by Mandi Kieghran, N FOR NORWEGIAN, November 2015

  • THE LAST PICTURE SHOW? THE SURVIVAL OF FILM IN THE DIGITAL AGE by Amy Taubin, ArtForum, October 2015

  • FESTIVALS: MIGRATING FORMS by Giampaolo Bianconi, in Film Comment, January 10, 2014

  • UNESSENTIAL CINEMA: AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDREW LAMPERT by Joel Schlemowitz, in The Moving Image, in The Moving Image, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2012

  • A FRAME-BY-FRAME SHOW-AND-TELL, by Andy Battaglia, in The Wall Street JournalT, Jan 14, 2012

  • ANDREW LAMPERT by Ed Halter, Bomb, Issue 112, Summer 2010

  • POWERS OF PROJECTION by Ed Halter, ArtForum, January 2010

  • YEAR IN FILM: CULTURE HIGH by Eric Hynes, Village Voice, December 22, 2010

  • BEST OF THE DECADE: AVANT-GARDE, Film Comment, 2009

  • THOSE OF US WHO KNOW ABOUT THESE DARKENED ROOMS, AND GO THERE ... by Jacob Korczynski, C Magazine, Spring 2009

  • ROBERT DOWNEY'S NO-BUDGET GENIUS by Bruce Bennett, in The Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2008

  • THE RESURRECTION OF A RENEGADE’S SCOTCH-TAPE FILMS by Stuart Klawans, in The New York Times, August 29, 2008

  • WHOSE WEDDING by Charles Graeber, in The New Yorker, August 6, 2007

  • HOME MOVIE MEMORIES by Gary Shapiro, in New York Sun, August 14, 2006

  • A FOLD IN THE FABRIC Catalogue, LMAK Projects, 2006

  • SECRETS IN THE ARCHIVES: HIDDEN STORIES, NECESSARY RELEASES by Melinda Stone, in A Closer Look/Hidden Histories, San Francisco: National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture, 2005.

  • BEST OF 2005 by Debra Singer, in ArtForum, December 2005

  • REEL PEOPLE by Emily Pugh, in Stay Free, Issue 23, 2005

  • YOU ARE HERE by Belinda Baldwin, in The Independent, October 2004

  • THINKING OUTSIDE THE CAGE: SOUNDS WITH AND AGAINST IMAGE by Alan Licht, in Village Voice, January 21-27, 2004

  • ALL CAGE, ALL THE TIME (WITH A BIT OF MERCE, NAM JUNE, SHIGEKO AND CHARLOTTE) by Ellen Pearlman, in The Brooklyn Rail, March 2004

  • LOWLY HOME MOVIES GET A DAY AS HIGH ART by Lawrence Levi, inThe New York Times, August 18, 2003

  • BEYOND THE FRIEDMANS by Matt Zoller Seitz, in New York Press, Vol.16, No.23, August 13-19. 2003

  • AVANT-GARDE FILM JOURNAL by Brian Frye, in Millennium Film Journal Nos. 39/40, Winter 2003

  • THE NEW YORK UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL, AND THE UNDERGROUND IN GENERAL by Mike Plante, in Cinemad, Issue Five, 2001

CONTACT

Andrew@andrewlampert.com