Pedal-powered Car Chase is a project by Lawrence Bradby and Matthew Robinson. It is a filmic intervention into urban space. A rough and tumble prophesy. A prediction and a contradiction.
Pedal-Powered Car Chase takes the explosive set pieces from big-budget action movies. These cinematic car-chases are both complicit in the global injustices of our oil economy and at the same time deliciously enjoyable. Cramming these clips together with cinéma-vérité footage of British traffic jams creates a film that is projected onto a building somewhere in the city. The projector is powered by four cyclists. A live soundtrack, composed by Mark Howe (People Music), is performed live by two percussionists.
Volunteers to power the cinema are most welcome. Either make contact before hand, or volunteer on the day.
Pedal-Powered Car Chase is free-to-view and unticketed.
Norwich Arts Centre is a commissioning partner for Pedal-powered Car Chase. The project was also funded by Arts Council England, Colchester Arts Centre, Norfolk and Norwich Festival and Peterborough Presents.