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ROBBY HERBST
Guest Artist

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Mar 2nd 2020 to Mar 8th 2020
  • FROM : USA

Robby Herbst is an inter-disciplinary artist whose works explore the ways  language informs movement. He engages contemporary and historic experiments in socio-political aesthetics in the form of; drawing, publication, organizing, group-work, and object making. He instigates the geographically sited critical-landscape projects of the Llano Del Rio Collective. In 2018 they completed the guide Rebel City Los Angeles envisioning a bottom-up city, with a five-city tour for the project. In 2016 he completed the public project New New Games, a series of tournaments and events in California's Bay Area supported by Southern Exposure and the Headlands Center for the Arts. A concurrent exhibition of related drawings was held at Commonwealth & Council in LA. In 2015 he co-organized Chats About Change; encounters addressing social change and social practice in Los Angeles supported by LACE and CalState Los Angeles. He’s a co-founder of the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest. He’s been awarded grants from the Mike Kelly Foundation, a Warhol Arts Writer's Grant, the Graue Award, a research grant of The Danish Arts Council, and a Durfee Grant. From 2012 to 2016 he was a columnist for KCET TV’s Artbound.