Jim Findlay

Performing Arts, 2016

Jim Findlay works across boundaries as a theater artist, visual artist and filmmaker. His recent work includes the productions Vine of the Dead (2015), Dream of the Red Chamber, a performance for a sleeping audience (2014) and Botanica (2012), which he later adapted to 3D film (produced by 3LD Art+Technology Center). In 2013, he directed and designed David Lang’s Whisper Opera for Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art and Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival and it continues to tour internationally. His video installation Meditation, created in collaboration with Ralph Lemon, was acquired by the Walker Art Center for its permanent collection in 2011. Findlay was a founding member of The Collapsable Giraffe in 1995, and in partnership with Radiohole, founded and helped run the Collapsable Hole from 2000–13. His work has been seen at BAM, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Arena Stage, A.R.T., and over 50 cities worldwide including Berlin, Istanbul, London, Moscow and Paris.

Awards and Accomplishments

2016: MacDowell Colony Fellow

2015: Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant to Artist Award