Kim Anno is an artist/filmmaker who has screened in festivals and exhibited in museums nationally and internationally, whose work is centered in cultural resiliency in climate change. She is a professor at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
Anno is the founder of Wild Projects, a non-profit whose mission is to collaborate worldwide through art, film, and performance to inspire cultural resiliency. She is in postproduction on two films: ¡Quba! a documentary on the LGBT Movement in Cuba, and 90 Miles from Paradise, part of her ongoing series “Men and Women in Water Cities,” which explore sea-level rise and climate change. Other projects in the “Water Cities” cycle include Water City, Ipswich and a social-practice project with citizens in Pacifica, California, sponsored by a 2019 See Change commission (with Alicia Escott). Anno has exhibited and screened work at venues including the 14th Annual New Media Festival, Seoul; DC Dusseldorf International Expo; Abron Arts Center, New York; the Brooklyn Museum; Durban Municipal Gallery; the Getty Research Institute; Goethe Institute, Johannesburg; the Koopman Collection in the Hague; the Museum of Modern Art, Rio De Janeiro; the Newberry Library, Chicago; the San Francisco Asian Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Site Santa Fe; the Walker Art Center; Columbia University; the University of Suffolk; and the University of Texas at Austin. She is a recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including a 2017 Berkeley Film foundation fellowship.