After two years spent at the Faculty of Theology of Geneva, Romain Kronenberg studies musical theory, Jazz and electro-acoustic composition at the Conservatoire Supérieur de musique de Genève. Between 2001 and 2005 at IRCAM where he works as a composer and sound designer, he collaborates with visual artists such as Ugo Rondinone, Pierre Huyghe, Melik Ohanian and Thierry Kuntzel who open him to video art. Since 2005, he gradually extends his practice to other disciplines : performance sculpture, photography, writing and cinema.

Between 2004 and 2014, he composes the music for many shows presented at Ircam, Comédie Française, Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Théâtre du Vidy, MC 93 (Bobigny), Abbaye de Royaumont, Théâtre de Chaillot etc…

Since 2008 when he is an artist in residency at Palais de Tokyo then in 2009 at Villa Kujoyama (Kyoto), his work focuses more and more on the projects he creates, that he exhibits, screens and performs at Centre Pompidou, Palais de Tokyo, Fondation Galeries Lafayette, Fondation Fiminco, Centquatre, Onomichi Museum, Hiroshima Art Document, Kyoto Art Center, Mardin Biennial, Institute for contemporary arts of Singapore etc…

Since 2015, he explores the cinematographic language. His films are screened at Festival Côté Court (Pantin), Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin, International Film Festival of Rotterdam, Loop Barcelona, Mk2 Beaubourg, Gaité Lyrique and several other repertory cinemas. In 2017, he directs Rien ne s’oppose au jour produced by Perspective Films, with Audrey Bonnet and Nathalie Richard. The film receives the Award for the best original music (Sacem) at the Festival Côté Court. In 2018, he directs the film Tout est vrai, whose title is shared with a series of artworks : photographs, sculptures, sound piece and a novel.

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