Keith Evans is an artist and activist that has been working and performing in the Bay Area for 25 years. He makes a living as an art presentation technician, preparator and exhibition designer He is a trained massage therapist as well. He has been a volunteer care provider at Maitri Hospice in San Francisco and had the honor of taking Oakland youth on backpacking excursions into the alpine Wilderness in the California Sierras.
Collaboration and co-creation has been a core element of his own artistic practice having founded the experimental cinematic trio silt in 1989 as well as participating in many duos, groups and ensembles including most currently with Thingamajigs Performance Group.
He creates artwork in a cross-media array; Using language, graphics, book arts, installation, kinetic sculpture, dance, film, video and sound, primarily for performance or with an expanded idea of performativity.
His artworks are translation systems, fascination devices, extra-cinematic experiences that reveal the phenomenon and the idea of cinema as an ecology and system, one that is unfixed and accreting, neither nostalgic nor utopian.
His work has been presented in galleries museums and cinemas all over the world including Asia, Europe, Australia and North America. Selections include NYMOMA, SFMOMA, CMA, LACMA and Whitney Biennial 2002.
He lives in Bolinas with his wife and 7 year old son.