Mark Lombardi: Death-Defying Acts Of Art And Conspiracy

  |  Book Tickets: 08/06/2012
  |  84 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Mark Lombardi: Death-Defying Acts Of Art And Conspiracy Film Poster


“This is all public information; I am just reprocessing it…It is one way to map the political and social terrain in which I live.” To say he was ahead of his time barely covers it. In the boom-happy 1990s, artist Mark Lombardi was on a mission. Pouring through book indices, he began mapping the relationships between the world’s power brokers and outside forces – from international financiers to the Mujahedeen. Long before info-graphics became a staple of social media, Lombardi was drawing intricate patterns of globes and arcs to illustrate the multitude of links that spanned from those in power into the furthest shadowy recesses of the earth. Lombardi’s suicide in suspicious circumstances left his family and the art world bereft, and Lombardi unable to witness just how right he was. Come 9/11 and the FBI suddenly wanted very much wanted to see the work Lombardi left behind...