Stefan Tcherepnin
House of Horrors, 2020
Colour video, sound
3mn

A genius of Jack O’Lantern summoned to the House of Horrors guides us through a series of traumas, both real and imagined, in a freight train of terror.

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Stefan Tcherepnin born 1977 in Boston, USA. He lives and works in Kingston, New York, USA.

Stefan Tcherepnin is a mixed media artist and composer.  His work often takes the form of immersive, meta-narrative installations that integrate painting, sculpture, video and found objects.  Tcherepnin’s approach is inherently collaborative and he frequently unites with other artists, musicians and writers to create environments in which spontaneous actions and performances may unfold.

Alongside his visual art practice, Tcherepnin is a composer and performer of avant-garde music.  His critically acclaimed recording of visionary composer Maryanne Amacher’s Petra for Two Pianos (alongside pianist Marianne Schroeder) was released by Blank Forms Editions in 2019, as was his band Afuma’s debut album, Songs From the Shore.  His duo PSST (with drummer Paul Sigerhall) also released a cassette, Real Gospel, on Stockholm imprint STYX/PTROLEUM in 2019.

“Intérieurs 2020” is a public commission of 10 short videos from 10 artists made by MAM Paris as part of its initiative to support young artistic scene.

In the current context of health crisis, the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris, The Friends of Museum Society and its Committee on Contemporary Art has set up an initiative with the aim to support 10 young artists.

The artists selected by the curatorial team of the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris are Marie Angeletti, Laëtitia Badaut Haussmann, Gaëlle Choisne, Morgan Courtois, Arash Hanaei, Jean-Charles de Quillacq, Clément Rodzielski, Sara Sadik, Naoki Sutter-Shudo and Stefan Tcherepnin.

Each artist has been invited to create a short video without any specific theme imposed. Friends of the Museum Society donates the films united under the title «Intérieurs 2020».

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