Peter Finnemore

(For the project The Escapades of the Higher Man)

Pope's Photographs Are Absurd

Pope's photographs are absurd. Pope combines photography and performance as a tool to explore existential truths. His earlier images include a jumping fool, who leaps, springs and bounds. Pope does not jump for joy but for art. This is a restless body that tries to break free from the gravitational orbits of social convention and rages against the confines of g = 9.81 m/s2 = 32.2 ft/s2. Gravity is oppressive, density is dull and weight is an art issue...MORE

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