John Sanborn

John Sanborn is a key member of the second wave of American video artists that included Bill Viola, Gary Hill, Dara Birnbaum and Tony Oursler. Sanborn’s body of work spans the early days of experimental video art in the 1970s through the heyday of MTV music/videos and interactive art to digital media art of today.

John Sanborn’s work has been exhibited on television (MTV, PBS, Comedy Central), as video installations (ZKM, Videoformes, Jeu de Paume, Whitney Museum, The Kitchen), video games (Electronic Arts, iD), Internet experiences (MSN, Yahoo), live performance (The Lab, MoMA, NY) and music/videos (together with Rick James, Van Halen, Phillip Glass, Nile Rodgers, Grace Jones, King Crimson, Tangerine Dream). He lives and works in Berkeley, California, USA.


The Temptation of St. Anthony (or Tony‘s trouble), 2016
10. August 2022