MICHAEL ROBINSON

  • The Dark, Krystle, 2013
    Standard definition video,
    9 minutes 34 seconds
    Edition of five

  • Circle in the Sand, 2012
    16mm transferred to HD with stereo sound, 2012
    45 minutes 45 seconds
    Edition of five

  • Line Describing Your Mom, 2011
    Standard definition video with stereo sound
    6 minutes
    Edition of five

  • These Hammers Don’t Hurt Us, 2010
    Standard definition video
    12 minutes 45 seconds
    Edition of five

  • Light is Waiting, 2007
    Digital video
    11 minutes 20 seconds
    Edition of five

  • untitled (suns), 2013
    Archival pigment print
    32 3/5 h. x 48 inches
    Edition of three

  • untitled (mushrooms), 2013
    Archival pigment print
    32 3/5 h. x 48 inches
    Edition of three

  • untitled (wave), 2013
    Archival pigment print
    32 3/5 h. x 48 inches
    Edition of three

  • Needle Rust, 2013
    Paper, rubber cement
    Image size: 14 X 10 Inches

  • Withering Impasse, 2013
    Paper, rubber cement
    Image size: 14 X 10 Inches

  • Axxea, 2013
    Paper, rubber cement
    Image size: 10 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

  • Cold Brains, 2013
    Paper, rubber cement
    Image size: 11 x 8 inches

  • LTR, 2013
    Paper, rubber cement, 2013
    Image size: 10 1/2 h. x 8 1/4 inches

  • Skadegamutc, 2013
    Paper, rubber cement
    Image size: 10 3/4 h. x 8 inches

  • Truck Colors, 2013
    Paper, rubber cement
    Image size: 11 h. x 8 inches

  • Michael Robinson: Mad Ladders
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    November 7 – January 16, 2016
    Photo: Clare Britt

  • Michael Robinson: Mad Ladders
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    November 7 – January 16, 2016
    Photo: Clare Britt

  • Michael Robinson: Mad Ladders Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago November 7 – January 16, 2016 Photo: Clare Britt

  • Michael Robinson: Mad Ladders Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago November 7 – January 16, 2016 Photo: Clare Britt

  • Michael Robinson: Mad Ladders
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    November 7 – January 16, 2016
    Photo: Clare Britt

Bio

www.poisonberries.net

Michael Robinson (b.1981) is a film and video artist whose work explores the joys and dangers of mediated experience, riding the fine lines between humor and terror, nostalgia and contempt, ecstasy and hysteria. His work has screened in both solo and group shows at a variety of festivals, museums, and galleries including The 2012 Whitney Biennial, The International Film Festival Rotterdam, The New York Film Festival, The Walker Art Center, MoMA P.S.1, The London Film Festival, REDCAT Los Angeles, The Wexner Center for the Arts, The Sundance Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, Tate Modern, Impakt, Media City, The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Images Festival, The Ann Arbor Film Festival, and the San Francisco, Melbourne, Leeds, Vienna, Singapore and Hong Kong International Film Festivals. He was the recipient of a 2009 residency from The Headlands Center for the Arts, a 2011-2012 Film/Video Residency Award from The Wexner Center for the Arts, a 2012 Creative Capital grant, and his films have received awards from numerous festivals. Michael was listed as one of the top ten avant-garde filmmakers of the 2000’s by Film Comment magazine, one of the “Best 50 Filmmakers Under 50″ by Cinema Scope magazine in 2012, and his work has been discussed in publications such as Artforum, Art Papers, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, Dazed and Confused, The Nation, BOMBlog, and The Brooklyn Rail. He has curated programs for San Francisco Cinematheque, Whitechapel Gallery, Cornell Cinema, and The State Contemporary Art Center in Moscow. Michael holds a BFA from Ithaca College, a MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema at Binghamton University.

Selected Press

Gallery Exhibitions