Zeughauskino Berlin

Johan Grimonprez

Johan Grimonprez, born in 1962, is a Belgian multimedia artist and curator. Following his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent and the School of Visual Arts in New York, in 1993 he participated in an open studies programme at the Whitney Museum and shortly thereafter attended the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. His works and curatorial projects are shown worldwide, including in the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Tate Modern in London, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His films include Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y (1997) and Double Take (2009), which were nominated for numerous awards.