Steven Cohen was born Johannesburg, South Africa, and lives in Lille, France. He is a visual and performance artist, staging interventions in the public realm and in gallery/theatre spaces. He has performed extensively on the festival circuit, at such prestigious venues and events as the Festival d’Automne, Centre Pompidou, Paris; the ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival; Montpellier Danse; Festival d’Avignon; Bavarian State Opera; Oktoberdans, Bergen, Norway; and Canadian Stage, Toronto. Cohen participated in the 11th Havana Biennale (2012) and the first Aichi Triennale in Japan (2010). Recent group exhibitions include “IncarNations: African Art as Philosophy”, BOZAR Centre for Arts (2019); “Lignes de vies – une exposition de légendes”, Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne (2019).