Robby Herbst

Performance: Sat 12-3pm and Sun 12-3pm
Six Feet Of, 2020
Banner and performers
6 feet wide
The banner will be up

Artist Statement
How can we define the spaces between us?

Biography
Robby Herbst is an inter-disciplinary artist. His work explores ways language informs social and political movements. His art takes the form of; drawing, publication, organizing, group-work, and object making. He instigates the geographically sited critical-landscape projects of the Llano Del Rio Collective. In 2016 he completed the public project New New Games, a series of events in California’s Bay Area, supported by Southern Exposure and Headlands Center For The Arts. It explored contemporary forms of worker subjectivities through historic and contemporary forms of play. A concurrent exhibition of drawings was held at Commonwealth & Council gallery. In 2015 he co-organized Chats About Change; encounters addressing social change and social practice in Los Angeles supported by LACE and CalState LA. He’s a co-founder of the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest. He’s been awarded a Mike Kelly Foundation grant, a Warhol Arts Writer’s Grant, the Graue Award, funds form Danish Arts Council, the Durfee foundation, and Rema Hort Mann. He’s been an artist in residence at the Headlands, Villa Montalvo, ACRE, and Provisions Library.