Jimmy Robert (FR)
Why Words Now (Speaker)
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.