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Christiane Robbins PDF Print E-mail
Feb 25, 2006 at 12:39 AM

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Christiane Robbins is a cross-disciplinary director, artist and scholar whose studio practice focuses primarily on digital media and database aesthetics, video, installation, digital imaging. It also includes installation, site-specific, and public art projects as well as work in architectural, object-oriented, and publication projects.

Robbins' work has been widely exhibited including one-person shows in the U.S., Europe and Canada. She has also participated in numerous international film and video festivals in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and in Europe. Her video work has won several awards, including the Best of Category Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival, and has been broadcast on PBS ( KQED, KCET, WGBH, WNET ) American Public Television, Channel 4, UK, and cablecast throughout the world.

Group and solo exhibitions/screenings include: Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Museums of Modern Art, Tokyo and Kyoto, JP; Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, FR; Institute of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia; List Gallery, MIT, Boston; MA, Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, CA; Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, CA; American Center, Paris, FR.; Whitney Museum, New York, NY; P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY; Wexner Center for Contemporary Art, Columbus, Oh; National Women's Museum, Washington D.C.; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; San Francisco, CA; Camerawork, San Francisco; CA, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA; The Arsenal, Berlin, Germany.

Film & Video Festivals include: VideoFest/MedienOperative, Berlin, DE; Images Festival, Toronto, CA; American Film Institute Video Festival; Los Angeles; International Film & Video Festival, Budapest; Vigo International Film Festival, Vigo, Spain; The New Festival, New York, NY; Rotterdam International Film Festival, NE; San Francisco International Film Festival; Kasseler Documentarfilm- und video Festival, Kassel, Germany; Women in the Director's Chair, Chicago, IL; Mill Valley International Film Festival, CA; LA Freewaves, Los Angeles, CA.

Her work is included in several public, private and corporate collections, as well as having been the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including a 2002-2003 C.O.L.A. Individual Artist Fellowship as well as recent nominations for Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships. Her work is in numerous permanent collections including the Stedlijck Museum, Amsterdam, Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Kitchen, NY, the Banff Centre for the Arts, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Pacific Film Archives, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, the Oakland Museum, the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Stanford University Art Museum, and the California Institute of the Arts.

Robbins received her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and is currently a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, Associate Professor at University of Southern California, Los Angeles and former Director of the MATRIX Program of Digital Media. Robbins' programming/curatorial practice is recently embodied as a co-organizer of the USC / MIT bi-annual conference Race in Digital Space, and by her position as Executive Producer for the AIM Festival for Time-based Media. She is also a principal of Jetztzeit, * a studio researching and developing projects and issues critical to the negotiation of visual culture and digital media practice.


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