Jon Rubin

Moving Image, 2015

Jon Rubin is an interdisciplinary artist who creates interventions into public life that re-imagine individual, group and institutional behavior. His projects include starting a radio station in an abandoned steel town that only plays the sound of an extinct bird and running a restaurant that serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict (Conflict Kitchen). He has exhibited at The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Shanghai Biennial, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard, The Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico, and The ParkingGallery, Tehran, as well as in backyards, living rooms and street corners. Rubin has received awards from the Arts Matters Foundation, the Creative Work Fund, Americans for the Arts and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.