In this exclusive interview, American artist Kent Lambert discusses his fascination for THE ICONOGRAPHY OF video gamES and representationS of masculinity in popular culture.
Kent Lambert (b. 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado) is a Chicago-based musician and media artist. He worked from 2001 to 2004 as the Video Data Bank’s Distribution Assistant and is currently a technological expert at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago. His creative output primarily consists of vocal driven art-pop music and pop-inflected video art made from repurposed industrial and commercial media. His ever-mutating art-pop band Roommate has been performing stateside and abroad for over a decade.
Lambert's RECKONING 3 is currently on display in the ASSEMBLAGE level of GAME VIDEO/ART. A SURVEY.
Below is Kent Lambert's Hymn of Reckoning (2006):
The video interview was produced by the students of IULM's Master's Program in Arts, Markets, and Cultural Heritage. Editing and Subtitles: Mariacristina Maffeo