Johan Grimonprez | the artist
The artist Johan Grimonprez
Born 1962, Roeselaere, Belgium.
Lives and works in Brussels, .
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His work has been part of numerous exhibitions, events & festivals around the world, including Documenta X, (Kassel).
«Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y» is a video film structured in two fifty-minute parts, presented in the form of an installation The guiding visual thread of the piece is the almost exhaustive chronology of airplane highjackings in the world…
Grimonprez's productions have traveled the main festival circuit from Telluride, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, to Tokyo and Berlin. Curatorial projects were hosted at major exhibitions and museums worldwide such as the Whitney Museum in New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich and the Tate Modern in London…
Inflight!, conceived by Johan Grimonprez, was a spin-off from the standard airline magazine you find waiting in any airplane seat pocket complete with barfbag, safety instructions, flight routes and feature articles. It was based on the inspiring idea of collecting literature for the sky…