Adam Cohen is a New York City born film/videomaker and photographer now living in Berlin, who refers to all his work as being Motion Pictures/Still Films. His films and images focus on cities, memory and forgetting, history and entropy. Work has been broadcast by the Sundance Channel (USA) and WDR (Köln, Germany) and screened in many festivals and museums around the world including: Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum (NYC), Oberhausen Short Film Fest., Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona-CCCB, Rotterdam Film Festival and the Museum of Contemporary Art-MACBA (Barcelona). He also prints from his films and photography and has exhibited them in galleries world-wide including: Pace Gallery (NYC), Galerie Vù (Paris), Spot home Gallery (Naples Italy), Interzone Gallery (Rome), L'Espace Photo St. Cyprien (Toulouse), FNAC (Italy).
He is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships including from: Creative Capital Foundation (NYC), Jerome Foundation, New York State Council Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Comfort Tiffany Foundation.
His work is part of various museum collections including: Museum of Image & Sound-Sao Paulo (Brasil), MACBA, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Australia), La Caixa Foundation (Barcelona), Houston Museum of Fine Arts.