Jimmy Robert’s multidisciplinary practice encompasses performance, photography, film and collage, frequently collapsing distinctions between these mediums. Robert's interest in how the body can be personified through materials and the reverse is a force that integrates his longtime work with performance with his larger practice.
Join us at the School of Sculpture, at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Tuesday, May 18, at 6pm.
MORE ABOUT JIMMY ROBERT
Jimmy Robert was born in Guadeloupe (FR) in 1975 and currently lives and works in Berlin. Recent performances include: ‘Joie Noire’ which premiered in 2019 at KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin and traveled to Kaaitheater, Brussels; and ‘Imitation of Lives’, a co-commission between Performa and The Glass House for Performa 17. Robert’s work has been presented at Tate Britain, London; MoMA, New York and Migros Museum, Zurich. Recent solo exhibitions include Jeu de Paume, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Power Plant, Toronto; Museum M, Leuven and La Synagogue De Delme, France. Robert’s mid-career survey at Nottingham Contemporary in 2020 will travel to Museion, Bolzano and CRAC Occitanie, Sète.