Jim Findlay works across boundaries as a director, designer, visual artist and performer. He was a founding member of the Collapsable Giraffe and Accinosco/Cynthia Hopkins, and is a frequent collaborator with Bang on a Can, Ralph Lemon, and Ridge Theater. He worked with the Wooster Group as a company member and designer from 1994-2003. Recent productions include The Whisper Opera (Director and designer), Botanica (writer and director), David Lang’s Love Fail (set and video design), Annie Dorsen’s A Piece of Work (set and video design), and David T. Little/Royce Vavrek’s Dog Days (set and video design). Meditation, the video installation which he created in collaboration with Ralph Lemon was recently acquired by the Walker Art Center for their permanent collection.
His work has been seen at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, BAM, Arena Stage, A.R.T. and over 50 cities worldwide including Berlin, Istanbul, London, Moscow, and Paris. He is currently creating a piece for a sleeping audience, Dream of the Red Chamber,which will be presented by PS122 in Spring 2014. He has received two Obie awards, two Bessie awards, a Lucille Lortel award, and a Henry Hewes award.