ROBYN TOMLIN
lafayette, New York - United States



Original Artworks (4)

Robyn Tomlin; Ulysses Daughter, 2003, Original Video,   feet. Artwork description: 241 Ulysses' Daughter is a visual narrative portraying modern  woman's journey through life. Like the mythical hero of Homers Odyssey,  the woman - depicted by the artist herself - passes through a  series of fantastical worlds, each a metaphor for the successive stages of  life: the innocence of childhood, ...
Robyn Tomlin
Original Video, 2003
feet (0.00 x 0.00 m)
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Robyn Tomlin; Digital Frankenstein, 2003, Original Video, 4 x 3 feet. Artwork description: 241  Video is projected onto a three dimensional plastic and canvas screen  that resembles a computer chip. The different materials in the screen  create areas where the projected image is either slightly blurred, isolated  clearly in small square forms, or reflected away from the screen as shards  of ...
Robyn Tomlin
Original Video, 2003
4 x 3 feet (1.22 x 0.91 m)
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Robyn Tomlin; Nice Girls Dont Swear, 2003, Original Video, 3 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241 Video of a woman's mouth is projected downwards into  a large red fiberglass sink filled with four inches of white soapy  water. The surface of the water has large soap bubbles that add to  the three dimensionality, and conceptual base, of the projected image.  The woman'...
Robyn Tomlin
Original Video, 2003
3 x 4 feet (0.91 x 1.22 m)
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Robyn Tomlin; MUNCH, 2004, Original Sculpture Other, 1 x 2 feet. Artwork description: 241 The dark monster which hides behind the news, sitcoms and game shows. Portrayed  as vagina dentate, ( vagina with teeth) - it lures, seduces, eats your  time and vitality.Physical Description:The monitor is covered in deep layers of various types of  videotape which gives it depth and texture. ...
Robyn Tomlin
Original Other Sculpture, 2004
1 x 2 feet (0.30 x 0.61 m)
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Artist Statement

Robyn Tomlin is a video artist currently residing in upstate NY, USA. Prior to 2001 she resided in Tokyo for thirteen years where she worked as a freelance broadcast video journalist, documentary maker, television producer, and video artist. In 1999 she introduced her video art works to the producers of the large outdoor Jumbotron screen at Shibuya station, Tokyo and negotiated for hourly one minute blocks of video art broadcasts. The hourly art broadcasts were successful and the art program continues today under the name of Gallery-Q. From April 2000 to April 2001 she taped, edited and produced ‘Robyn’s Report’ an art, documentary and commentary program broadcast weekly on Tokyo-Yokohama cable television. Her award winning video art and video sculptures have been presented at festivals, galleries and museums internationally; the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, The Whitney Museum of Art, NYC, The Tokyo International Video Festival, The Everson Museum of Art, NY, and The Fenimore Museum of Art, NY. Most recently Tomlin has been developing her video art further in the direction of video sculpture, large scale permanent video installations and video sculpture as part of permanent architectural design. Tomlin received her MFA in Video Art from Syracuse University, NY....