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Robin Rimbaud

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Robin Rimbaud

Scanner -  British artist Robin Rimbaud traverses the experimental terrain between sound, space, image and form, creating absorbing, multi-layered sound pieces that twist technology in unconventional ways. From his early controversial work using found mobile phone conversations, through to his focus on trawling the hidden noise of the modern metropolis as the symbol of the place where hidden meanings and missed contacts emerge, his restless explorations of the experimental terrain have won him international admiration from amongst others, Bjork, Aphex Twin and Stockhausen.

Scanner is committed to working with cutting edge practitioners and has collaborated with artists from every imaginable genre: musicians Bryan Ferry, Radiohead and Laurie Anderson, The Royal Ballet and Merce Cunningham and Random Dance companies, fashion designers Hussein Chalayan and Shelley Fox, composers Michael Nyman and Luc Ferrari, and artists Steve McQueen, Mike Kelley, Derek Jarman, Carsten Nicolai and Douglas Gordon....
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Awards:

2009
Visiting Professor at University College Falmouth UK
Visiting Professor at Le Fresnoy National Centre for Contemporary Arts France

2008
Composer in Residence Deda, Derby UK

2007
Tonspur Residency Museumsquartier Vienna Austria

2006
New Horizons London: Artangel project about London Nights
Associate Artist Trajectory: SPACE London
Wave Farm Residency free103point9 Albany NY USA
Arborescence Festival Residency Aix-en Provence France

2005
Neuro Disability Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne for ‘Turning Light’ art commission
Convergence BBC Wales: Artist in Residence

2002
Art at the Centre Residency Reading College UK
First Prize Neptun Water Prize Austria

2001
BBC Radio 4 Artist in Residence
Djerassi Resident Artists Programme Woodside California

2000
Prix Marulic Award for BBC radio production ‘The Human Voice’

1999
Imaginaria 99’ Award for Digital Arts, ICA London

1998
Fellowship: John Moore’s University Liverpool UK

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