Robert Milin

Robert Milin (born in 1951 in Brest) is a French artist. His videos, photographs and radio pieces derive from long periods of observation, strolling and chance encounters. Milin invites volunteers or accomplices to effect small shifts there where social interactions occur, and where they might re-emerge. His works, informed by the ordinary, by so-called amateur practices and by everyman's and everywoman's DIY, are constructed and flourish in routine, common spaces. The participation of individuals or of groups, with whom the artist establishes a modus operandi, can be seen in installations in public places.

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Robert Milin - Le Jardin aux habitant·es
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues & artist's books
Publication dedicated to the Jardin aux habitant·es, a work by the artist Robert Milin produced in collaboration with volunteers for the opening of the Palais de Tokyo, a community garden that brings together, since 2002, amateur gardeners, who are members of an association.
Robert Milin - L\'art les gens l\'artiste (book / DVD)
bilingual edition (English / French), DVD in original version with English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
Since 1991, Robert Milin has created artworks with guests invited to participate because of a practice they adopted in their daily life—as gardeners, cyclists, inhabitants of a village… In 2015, he decided to meet again with these people to give them the floor about this experience. The booklet features an interview with Robert & Delphine Milin and a chronology of the artist's works.
Robert Milin - Un espace de l\'art ? (DVD)
bilingual edition (English / French) / DVD in French version (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
A film by Robert Milin to question the conditions and implications of “art in the suburbs.” (with Sylvie Blocher, Thomas Hirschhorn, Didier Marcel, Guy Tortosa...).

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