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Frederick Abrams

The Underground Cathedral

Frederick Abrams

The Underground Cathedral

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Biography

Published Reviews & Articles

Frederick Abrams’ The Underground Cathedral: journeys
of artistic discovery in the Undergrounds of the world

from the book, “Going Underground: New Perspectives” 2013
By Samuel Merrill

“World of Systems”
Artweek 1986

Sonic Art Gallery, San Diego, California 1988
Sound Sculpture

Young Monkey Website
Profile: Frederick Abrams by dhomas trenn 2001

“Here’s a crystal-clear example of glass as an artistic medium”
The Sacramento Union 1986

“Expression of an Aesthetic in Public Transport”
Public Transport International, Brussels 1990

language: English

language: French/français
language: German/Deutsch

“Expression of an Aesthetic in Public Transport”
Public Transport International, Brussels 1990
language: English

Metro Art – Ajoblanco Magazine, Spain 1990
language: Spanish/español

“Rites de passage, la cathedrale souterraine,
tour europeen est-ouest”

Les Chiroux, Liege, Belgium 1992
language: French/français

English Translation

“Mentalne witraze” – Gazeta Wyborcza 2000
language: Polish/polski

“Mental Map” – Gazeta Wyborcza 2000
English Translation

Awards

Award and Invitation Documents PDF

September 1996
“ABOUT TO DEPART” – film
Awarded First Prize
CONCURSO DE VIDEO EL CARRASCAL, Madrid, Spain

September 1996
“ABOUT TO DEPART” – film
Awarded First Prize for Documentaries
VIDEO FESTIVAL DI CANZO, Como, Italy

October 1996
“ABOUT TO DEPART” and “PAQUITO” – films
Awarded Most Original Videos
FESTIVAL DE CINEMA DE GERONA, Gerona, Spain

November 1996
“ABOUT TO DEPART” – film
Awarded Bronze Trophy for Music and Sound – Sound Illustration
F.A.U.S.T. (Forum des Arts de l’Universe Scientifique
et Technologique), Toulouse, France

November 1996
“ABOUT TO DEPART” – film
Awarded Bronze Trophy
FOTOGRAMMA D’ORO DI CASTROCARO TERMI, Forli, Italy

December 1996
“ABOUT TO DEPART” and “PAQUITO” – films
Awarded Grand Prize, for Video and Music and Sound Illustration
NATIONAL COMPETITION OF VIDEO LORCA ’96, Lorca, Spain

March 1999
“THE UNDERGROUND CATHEDRAL” – film
Awarded Grand Prize
VIDEOFORMES 99, Clermont-Ferrand, France

November 1999
“THE UNDERGROUND CATHEDRAL” – Sound & Light Installation
Awarded First Prize, Audio/Art Festival
The Polish Chapter of the International Society for Contemporary
Music and The Center for Contemporary Art, Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland