Jeannie Simms is a visual artist working in the avant-garde tradition using photography, cinema and performance. Her work deals with biography, speech, and historical legacy. She uses stories, texts and biographies from real and fictional people to explore the interconnections between subjectivity, language, environment and representation.

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Jeannie Simmsí works have screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (06), Courtisane Video and New Media Festival in Belgium (06), the ICA in London (02), the ARS Electronica Center in List Austria (03), Kunstbuero in Vienna, Austria (03), the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (04), the Alternative Film Center in Belgrade, Serbia and Montengro (03), Los Angeles County Exhibitions (LACE, 05), the MIX festival in New York (02, 03), the Eigth Biennial in Havana, 4D project in Havana, Cuba (03) and during a solo show at the OHT Gallery in Boston (04). She holds an MFA from UC Irvine and is on the graduate and photography faculty at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She lives in Cambridge and stops regularly in Los Angeles.