Robert Fenz

ROBERT FENZ (b.1969, Ann Arbor, Michigan) received his BA from Bard College and MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. He is best known for his short film series Meditations on Revolution (1997-2003). Shot in 16mm black-and-white and filmed in Cuba, Brazil, Mexico, Mississippi and New York City, the five films demonstrate an experimental, lyrical approach to non-fiction filmmaking. His work has been recognized by many grants and awards including, a New York Foundation for the Arts Artists' Fellowship, DAAD artist residency in Berlin and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He was invited to exhibit in both the 2002 and 2008 Whitney Biennials, and has had solo presentations at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, Jeu de Paume, Paris, Cinémathèque Française, Locarno International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival and at many other important venues. He has taught at Emily Carr University, Vancouver, B.C., The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and has given workshops around the world.
He currently lives and works in Berlin.