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New Town New Wave
20th May 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
A new two-channel film installation
Opening Sunday 20 May
Continuing Thurs-Sat, 10am-4pm until SATURDAY 16 JUNE
Also open Sunday 27 May 11am-4pm
CAMPLE LINE is pleased to present New Town New Wave, a compelling new work by filmmaker and sound artist Mark Lyken, developed following the Namwon Sound Art Residency that he undertook in November 2017 at the former KBS (Korean Broadcast System) building in Namwon, South Korea. It will be installed alongside Namwon Broadcasts, 2017, a new 20 minute soundwork recorded during an improvised performance in the KBS basement machine room, comprising sounds and field recordings gathered in and around the building during the residency.
A recent film by Lyken, Táifēng and the Motorway Saint (Taiwan/Scotland, 2017, 62mins, Mandarin with English subtitles), will screen at the opening event at 3.30pm, and at 12pm and 2pm during hours of regular exhibition opening.
New Town New Wave has been supported by CAMPLE LINE, Namwon Culture City Committee, Cryptic Glasgow, Producer Group DOT and Afternoon Pictures
Mark Lyken is a filmmaker and sound artist. He creates observational film, musical and sound works, performances and installations that explore relationships to place and the interplay between nature and culture. This has led to collaborations with artists and scientists, most notably with the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences. Lyken’s work has been presented in Brazil, India, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Taiwan and widely across the UK. He is currently based in Dumfries and Galloway.