Robert Fenz

Berlin, Germany

Robert Fenz is the recipient of many grants and awards, including a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a DAAD Artist Residency and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His films were featured in the Whitney Biennials of 2002 and 2008 and have been the subject of solo screenings at New York’s Museum of Modern Art; the Jeu de Paume, Paris; the Cinémathèque Française, Paris; the Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge; the Rotterdam and Locarno International Film Festivals and worldwide at many other recognized venues. His solo exhibition, The Sole of the Foot (2011), was recently presented at the DAAD gallery in Berlin.


(Robert Fenz, 2011)

Correspondence is my tribute Robert Gardner’s body of work. Retracing his steps, I filmed in the same locations in which he filmed. Dead Birds (1964) was filmed in West Papua,...