Ruth Barker

Gilgamesh Song

2012
Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, (PETROSPHERE)
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Gilgamesh Song

2012

Single channel video, 12 minutes.

Filmed by Lyndsay Mann, edited by Ruth Barker and Lyndsay Mann.

 

Gilgamesh Song is a video recontextualisation of the live performance work To Sing Of Gilgamesh. It was presented as part fo the group exhibition PETROSPHERE, the second stage in an exchange project between Glasgow based artists: Ruth Barker, Helen de Main, Niall Macdonald, James McLardy, and Ciara Phillips; and Athens based artists: Antonakis Christodoulou, Vassilis H, Margarita Myrogianni, Aliki Panagiotopoulou, and Kostas Sahpazis. This exchibition took place within the context of Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art.

The first stage of the PETROSPHERE project took place during a group exhibition as part of ReMap 3, Athens, in October 2011.