“What you think is the point is not the point at all
but only the beginning of the sharpness.”
― Flann O'Brien, The Third Policeman
The process of making a work is an exploration and there is a point where something curious, something beautiful, something enigmatic becomes visible and then invisible. My task is to halt the process before the invisibility.
Peter Savage received a BA 1st Class from Chelsea School of Art and an MA from the Royal College of Art, London. His work has been shown throughout the UK, in the United States, Europe and Australia. His pioneering scratch video work was shown on Channel Four Television (UK), at various film festivals and in galleries and on public television in the USA.
He created a permanent exhibit for the Museum of the Moving Image, London. He has also directed documentaries for UK television and created the gallery videos for several high profile museums including The Louvre, the Islamic Art Museum, Doha and the Dallas Museum of Art. He works across all forms of digital media - creating photographic digital prints, video installations and films and has released experimental audio works. Some of the themes in his work concern time and perception, evolution through interaction and permutation, pattern, balance and the possibility of infinite extension.