Alex Ressel

Artist, Filmmaker, Writer

About Alex

Alex Ressel is a London-based artist. Born in North London, he co-founded Superlative TV with Kerri Meehan in 2012. Superlative TV broadcast the first video message into deep space in January 2015.
Alex is presently an Associate Artist at Open School East.
He wrote a dissertation on individuation and collectivity in Nietzsche and Deleuze for an MA in Modern European Philosophy at CRMEP.

Projects

Superlative TV

Superlative TV began life as a pirate television station, broadcasting in the frequencies left fallow following the digital switchover. We provided an open platform for the transmission of imaginative and thought-provoking work made by others. Superlative TV now operate as a moving image production company.

Visit Superlative TV

Film Reel

Writing

Speaking to Capital With KP Brehmer, A review of an exhibition at Raven Row.
Pale Journal January 2015

Requiem for a Screen, Review of a Susan Hiller exhibition at Matt's Gallery
Made for TV, Nottingham Contemporary 2013 Read here

Exhibitions

Selected exhibitions:

2016
Guest Projects, Alternative Art Schools, with Open School East

Open School East, Open Day 1 Sat, 19 March

2015
ETx, v2, Transmitted into deep space by laser, Hubble Deep Field

2014
Equal Temperament, Cube Cinema, Bristol Radical Film Festival

Tomb, Shrine, Survey-Marker, Spare-Part, Enclave gallery

Equal Temperament, Siggalycke Folkskola, Sweden

Equal Temperament, Cinema 6, Peckham Liberal Club, London

2013
Superlative TV Broadcast on Apathy, ART LICKS weekend

AIRTIME, Trans Europa Festival, 10 European cities

MADE FOR TV, Nottingham Contemporary

2012
Transmissions To Your Living Room, PAMI (Peckham Artists Moving Image)

Superlative TV: Art Licks Annual , ICA

EXPOSITION EXPERIMENTAL presented by French Riviera, South London Gallery


Residencies:

2016
January-December, Open School East Associate Artist

June-July Merz Barn with OSE Associates in Langdale, Lake District

2013 TransEuropa Festival, Berlin (Germany) and Sofia (Bulgaria).

2013 Alternative Conditioning online artist residency curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini

2012 Superlative TV|DIGITAL, Jotta Magazine


Presentations:

2014 Trevor Mathison: On Sound, Cinema 6