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 video RECKONING 3 is currently on display in the ASSEMBLAGE level of GAME VIDEO ART.
SECRET CLAW, a video by ROOMMATE, can be considered a companion piece to RECKONING 3. The video montage was created by Kent Lambert. Music by Roommate. Song credits: Nick Broste - trombone, treatments. Sam Johnson - trumpet. Kent Lambert - vox, piano, synths, words. Elanor Leskiw - trombone, horn arrangements. Gillian Lisée - bass, vox. Lance Loiselle - sousaphone. Luther Rochester - Buchla Music Easel.
Lambert is currently working on RECKONING 4.
An exclusive interview with the artist, currently featured on the exhibition's floor, will be featured on gamevideoart.org this Monday.