Jeff Wood is an actor and writer from Ohio currently living in Brooklyn and Berlin. He is a founding member of the experimental film/art group Rufus Corporation and a Wallabout Oyster Theatre Player. He has performed works by Sam Shepard, Cormac McCarthy, Eugene O’Neill and Bertolt Brecht, among others. He has collaborated internationally with film-artists Eve Sussman, Julian Rosefeldt and Nuno Cera; theatre-makers in New York and San Francisco; dance theatre-makers in Berlin; musicians in Ohio; and sardines in Portugal.
His 10-year collaboration with Eve Sussman and Rufus Corporation produced the works 89 Seconds at Alcazar; The Rape of the Sabine Women; whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir; Car Wash Incident; and numerous international screenings including the IFC Center NYC, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, TIFF Future Projections, Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Berlinale Forum Expanded, and Sundance New Frontier. 89 Seconds at Alcazar and whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir are now housed in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, respectively.
Jeff studied theatre, philosophy, and social theory at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Miami University of Ohio. He has traveled through remote and wilderness regions of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Kazakhstan, and Tibet. He was a 2014 Fellow in Screenwriting with the New York Foundation for the Arts. His cinematic novel The Glacier was published by Two Dollar Radio in 2015. His essays Monuments of Fire, Death Stars, Never Forget, and Hurricane Bob were recently published by 3:AM Magazine. He is an editor of the international literary journal Berlin Quarterly.
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