Jacob Wren

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Jacob Wren was born in Jerusalem in 1971. he is a writer and maker of eccentric performances. His books include “Unrehearsed Beauty”, “Families Are Formed Through Copulation” and “Revenge Fantasies of the Politically Dispossessed”. These books have been translated into French and published by Le Quartanier. As co-artistic director of Montreal-based interdisciplinary group PME-ART he has co-created “En francais comme en anglais”, “it’s easy to criticize” (1998), “Unrehearsed Beauty / Le Gnie des autres” (2002), “La famille se cre en copulant” (2005) and the ongoing “HOSPITALIT / HOSPITALITY” series which includes: 1: “The Title Is Constantly Changing” (2007), 2: “Gradually This Overview2 (2010), 3: “Individualism Was A Mistake” (2008) and 5: “The DJ Who Gave Too Much Information” (2011). He has also collaborated with Nadia Ross and her company STO Union. Together they have co-written and co-directed “Recent Experiences” (2000) and “Revolutions in Therapy” (2004). In 2007 he was invited by Sophiensaele (Berlin) to adapt and direct Wolfgang Koeppen’s 1954 novel “Der Tod in Rom” and in 2008 he was commissioned by Campo (Ghent) to collaborate with Pieter De Buysser on “An Anthology of Optimism”. He frequently writes about contemporary art. Jacob Wren lives in Montreal.