Renen (*1988) is an artist working in the realms of contemporary dance, installation, video, and sound. Their artistic language puts theatricality at the core: in objects, institutions, by use of text, performance, and in the interaction with audiences. They have a rich background in working with other artists as a performer (for Jeremy Shaw, Boris Nikitin, Dafna Maimon, Julian Weber, and Berlin-based choreographers), dramaturge (for Boudry/Lorenz, Niels Weijier) and choreographer.
In their solo-work, closely examines the processes of art-making and brings them to the fore. From reflections on institutions, to questions related to value, discourse, legacies, and the relationship between art and the market.
They hold a BA in Dance, Context and Choreography from Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz at UdK Berlin, and an MFA in Visual Arts from HEAD–Geneva. Currently, they are based in Geneva, Berlin, and Bremen, where they were nominated as a Meisterschüler to the filmmaker Wendelien van Oldenborgh.
Avec le soutien du Fonds cantonal d'art contemporain, DCS, Genève.