About

Jeannie Simms’ works are rooted in the history of photography and the moving image. She scours historic and contemporary situations, contesting accepted perspectives and proposing new narratives with interests in language, labor, citizenship and migration. Her work on Same Sex marriage was featured on BBC World News America television program. Past shows & screenings include the Currier Museum, the Provincetown Art Association & Museum, the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Camerawork, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Courtisane Video and New Media Festival in Belgium, the ICA in London, the ARS Electronica Center in List Austria, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Alternative Film Center in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, Los Angeles County Exhibitions (LACE) and the Tufts University Aidekman Art Gallery. She completed a residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and received a film commission from the Nara International Film Festival in Japan. Simms has been funded by Art Matters, The Cambridge Arts Council and a Daynard Faculty Travel Fellowship from the SMFA. She is Chair of the Photography Department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston at Tufts University.