The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

28 June 31 October 2014

St. Petersburg, Russia The State Hermitage Museum

Jordi Colomer


Jordi Colomer, NOFUTURE, 2006. Video-projection. HD-CAM. 9’43’’./ car with neon sign roaming the city every day at sunset.
Production: Spot, Le Havre / arts Le Havre.
Courtesy: Galerie Michel Rein Paris, Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Galerie Meessen De Clerqc, Brussels. AC/E Acción Cultural Española. Photo: Jordi Colomer. © Jordi Colomer, NOFUTURE c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2014.

Born 1962 in Barcelona, Spain
Lives and works in Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France

Jordi Colomer worked as a set designer before he became an artist and was educated as an architect and art historian, experiences that still influence his work today. Using props and treating land- and cityscapes as scenery, he creates “a kind of expanded theater,” in which the visitors are confronted with their own roles as participants or spectators. Through video works as well as sculptural and performative interventions, he deals with urbanity and social spaces. His well-known works include Anarchitekton (2002–2004), a travelling project with mobile mock architecture, NO?FUTURE! (2006), and Cinecito (2006). Colomer has held solo shows at Frac Basse Normandie, Caen, France (2013); ARGOS, Brussels (2011); the Bronx Museum of the Arts New York (2010); and Hiroshima MOCA, Japan (2009). His work can be found in such renowned public collections as Museo Reina Sofía (MNCARS), Madrid, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, MUMOK, Viena, MACBA, Barcelona.