Ian Simms

Born in 1961

Lives and works in La Seyne sur Mer and Toulon

Ian Simms is a South African artist, born in Johannesburg where he lived until his exile to Britain in 1983 when he refused to do his military service. In Britain he continued working as an activist against apartheid before moving to the south of France where he has lived and worked for more than twenty years.

Biographical notes translated with the support of the Centre national des arts plastiques - Cnap.