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Nigel Rolfe, Ireland

Nigel Rolfe is recognised as a seminal figure in performance art and its history.

Born on the Isle of Wight, Nigel Rolfe lives and works in Dublin. His work, which spans live performance, photography and sound, has received international acclaim and has been exhibited or performed in venues such as the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Franklin Furnace in New York and the Institute for Contemporary Art Gallery in London, throughout Europe, North and South America and Asia. Retrospectives of his work have been held at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, and the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. He has exhibited at the São Paulo, Busan and Gwangju Biennales and shown work at many art fairs. Galleries in Dublin, Paris and New York represent his work.