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Jeannie Simms

Jeannie Simms’ works are rooted in photography and the moving image. She scours history and contemporary situations, contesting accepted perspectives and proposing vital new narratives. She recently completed a seven-month residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and a film commission with the Nara International Film Festival in Japan. Her work has shown at the Currier Museum in New Hampshire, the Provincetown Art Association & Museum, the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and San Francisco Camerawork, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Courtisane Video and New Media Festival in Belgium, the ICA in London, the ARS Electronica Center in List Austria, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Alternative Film Center in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, Los Angeles County Exhibitions (LACE) and has been funded by an Art Matters Grant. Her photo project of lesbian domestic workers in Hong Kong was recently included in the new Phaidon anthology: Art & Queer Culture by Richard Meyer (USC) and Catherine Lord (UCI). 

contact: jeanniex[at]verizon[dot]net