“A refreshing alternative to the neo-modernist abstract painting and sculpture that dominates much of Bushwick Open Studios, Bass’ installation highlights individual experience on a level that vacillates between conceptual art and common actions—with unexpectedly engaging results.” –Bomb Magazine, 2013, Chelsea Haines
Chloë Bass is a Brooklyn-based artist who lives in New York. Bass is a conceptual artist who co-creates situations, installations, and publications, all with a focus on the everyday as a catalyst for intimacy. Her solo works include The Book of Everyday Instruction, Chapter One: you+me together, SPACES, Cleveland, OH (2015); The Book of Everyday Instruction, Chapter Two: Things I’ve seen people do lately, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD (2015); and The Book of Everyday Instruction, Chapter Three: We walk the world two by two, Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC (2015). Her collaborative works include The Department of Local Affairs/Urban Design Lab, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE (2014). She was an artist-in-residence at the South Elm Projects Residency, Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC (2015); Spaces World Artist Program (SWAP), SPACES, Cleveland, OH (2015); and the Create Change Residency, The Laundromat Project, New York, NY (2014). She received a B.A. in Theater Studies from Yale University (2006) and an M.F.A. in Performance & Interactive Media Arts, Brooklyn College, CUNY (2011).
Featured Image Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist. The Linger Longer Toast, Performance ephemera: ink-block print on cocktail napkin (2014)
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist. Tea Will Be Served, Performance (2011)
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist. The Book of Everyday Instruction, Chapter One: you+me together, Heather.Digital C Archival Print (2015)