Jim Findlay works across boundaries as a theater artist, visual artist, and film-maker.
His most recent work includes his original performances Electric Lucifer (2018), Vine of the Dead (2015), Dream of the Red Chamber (2014) and the direction and design of David Lang's whisper opera. His video installation in collaboration with Ralph Lemon, Meditation, is in the permanent collection of the Walker Art Center. He is a founding member of the Collapsable Hole, an artist-run collective space in NYC’s West Village. In addition to his work as an independent artist, he maintains a long career as a collaborator with many theater, performance and music artists including Daniel Fish, Aaron Landsman, the Wooster Group, Ridge Theater, Bang on a Can, Ralph Lemon, and Stew and Heidi Rodewald. His work has been seen at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, BAM, Arena Stage, A.R.T. and over 50 cities internationally. He is a Creative Capital Artist and in 2015 he received the Foundation for Contemporary Art Artist Grant. Previous awards include 2 Obies, 2 Bessies, 2 Princess Grace Awards, Lortel and Hewes Awards and residencies at Baryshnikov Arts Center, MacDowell, UCross, MASS MoCA and Mt Tremper Arts.