I'm not here.

A page about some guy.

WHO AM I + WHAT HAVE I DONE


photo by Eric Wareheim

photo by Eric Wareheim


BIOGRAPHY

Norberto Rodriguez makes life art.

Born + raised in Miami by Cuban immigrants, Rodriguez began his career at 18 as a multi-disciplinary conceptual artist known for his disruptive + innovative practice. He works in all media + genre including installation, performance, photography, sculpture, digital, music, film, text + tenderness.

In 1995 he performed Lookin’ For Love, marrying a complete stranger for the duration of one calendar year. In 2008, for the Whitney Museum in NY, he created the month long In The Beginning… where guests were invited to spend 45 minutes with the artist in a seamless white cube designed on the inside to mimic a therapist’s office. His most celebrated project to date, the Bert Rodriguez Museum was created for preserving the most exhaustive collection of artifacts surrounding the late artist Bert Rodriguez, who is also the subject of a feature documentary Making Sh*t Up, due for public release in 2018.

Rodriguez continues to innovate + evolve his practice with large scale conceptual projects such as The Museum of Meaning: a public space where the artist lives, works + hosts a number of ongoing events through The Waiting Room: an experimental, collaborative salon for private reflection + public exchange.  He is also developing A School of Thought: a center for exploring how ideas give life meaning, + IP Division: A company providing creative solutions + services to consumers all over the globe. He also shares his continued journey documenting his entire life as an evolving work of art on digital media as @norbertoinc.


ARTIST STATEMENT

there is no waste in
a tidy mind, cleared of all
it's expectations