death dream, 2020
Written, directed and photographed by Henry Gepfer, Additional photography by Leigh Musser Young, Nick Satinover, Shelah Riley, Clarissa Pezone, David Bazow, Ashley Bevington and Sara Catapano, Sebastien Delaney and Lyndsey Burke, Brianna Maule, Lisa Gepfer, Louise Fisher, Brandon Gepfer and Stephanie Hinish.
Written and directed by Henry Gepfer, featuring Andrea Burns and Henry Gepfer, shot and edited by Jossua K Olar, sound by John MacDonald Jr., featuring concrete seconds by Pinback.
Henry Gepfer (born 1986, Lancaster, PA; lives Lancaster) earned a BSE in art education from Millersville University and an MFA in printmaking from Edinboro University, both PA. Gepfer teaches at Gettysburg College, PA; Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster and works as a press operator for Risolve Studio, Lancaster. Gepfer has served on the board of the Mid America Print Council and as a curator with Little Berlin, Philadelphia. Gepfer’s work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions at the Susquehanna Museum of Art, Harrisburg, PA; Heeschen Gallery, Meadville, PA; and the Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN. Gepfer has completed artist residencies both nationally and internationally with Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH; the Wassaic Project, NY; as well as Sparkbox Studio, Picton, Ontario, Canada, and has participated in The Fabric Workshop and Museum’s Apprentice Training program, Philadelphia. Gepfer was a Finalist in The Print Center’s 87th ANNUAL.
Statement from the Artist:
I am deeply interested in printmaking and photography as historic and contemporary forms. With history comes expectation, and I find expectation to be an exciting arena for play.