Lives & works in New York (United States) Very active in: 90s, 2000s, Current decade
Founded in 1996, the Poool was established as 'Live Video Performance Group' with artists: Benton Bainbridge, Angie Eng, Nancy Meli Walker Imagine going to see a band play live at a local club. Only the club is not your typical bar and the band plays video equipment instead of guitars and drums. And the videos they play are not your everyday MTV videos, but complex semi-abstract imagery created in real time using cameras, video switchers, props and lighting. Imagine you're watching The Poool, a live video performance group of which Nancy Meli Walker and Benton Bainbridge are two of the main members, along with Angie Eng. They've been playing together since 1993, doing shows in and around New York City for increasingly enthusiastic audiences.