Charles Recher, American artist, Died at 66


Charles Recher died on January 26, 2017.

He was a US-American installation artist and filmmaker

Recher lives and works in Miami Beach, Florida.

He has created in excess of one hundred films and videos.

Recher’s work runs the gamut from the film “Kwagh-hir (Thing of Magic),” a documentary of the theater tradition of the Tiv people of Nigeria, to “Cars & Fish,” Miami Performing Arts Center’s inaugural video installation, which cast 600-foot long swirling images onto adjacent building façades during Art Basel/Miami Beach in 2005.

Charles has held numerous guest lectureships and workshops at national and international institutions, including the University of Havana (Cuba).

Recher’s work was selected for the “Masters of the Avant-Garde” program at Harvard University Carpenter Center for the Arts, where he presented his work as a guest lecturer.

Recher taught the experimental film and video program that he originated for Miami-Dade College’s Wolfson Campus, for 15 years old.

Recher’s awards and fellowships include Cultural Consortium Fellowships, National Endowment for the Arts regional grants, and State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowships.

He died due to a stroke.

Charles Recher passed away at 66 years old.