Stuart Pound

Retro Disk Chunter

Abstract:
Files are copied then deleted from one of the 3.5″ floppy disks that have almost disappeared into our past. The soundtrack is the unmistakeable chunter and the image is a graphic representation of it.

Biography:
Stuart Pound has a background in film-making and computing, and digital video brought the two together. Over the past ten years he has collaborated with the poet Rosemary Norman on a number of videos. His work has been shown at festivals in London and abroad, as well as on the internet. Past screenings include MoMA (Paris), Beaubourg – Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Tate Modern, London Film Festival, Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau, Havana, Split International Festival of New Film, VIPER (Basel), International Media Art Biennale Wroclaw, Vidéoformes Clermont-Ferrand, Media Forum, Moscow International Film Festival, prog:ME, Centro Cultural Telemar, Rio de Janeiro, KunstFilmBiennale Köln, Saison Vidéo Lille, Microwave International Media Art Festival, Hong Kong, Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, International Film Festival Rotterdam, LA Freewaves UCLA Hammer Museum of Art, Tehran International Short Film Festival, Izmir International Short Film Festival, FILE Festival, São Paulo, Holland Animation Film Festival (Utrecht), Documenta Madrid.