Artists

  • Chloë Bass

    Chloë Bass is an artist and public practitioner. Bass has been commissioned by the Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival and 3rd Ward’s Moviehouse, among others. Her recent work has been seen at Exit Art, ITINERANT Performance Festival, SCOPE Art Fair, Fountain Miami, Agape Enterprise, and the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas for the New City. She is a 2011 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Individual Artist Grant Nominee. From 2007–11, Bass served as the co-lead organizer for Arts in Bushwick and founded Armory Arts Week performance festival SITE Fest. Bass serves as the director of SUPERFRONT Detroit, a project dedicated to exploring architecture through interdisciplinary exchange. She holds a BA from Yale University and an MFA in Performance and Interactive Media Arts (PIMA) from Brooklyn College, where she is an Adjunct Lecturer. Upcoming solo exhibits include “The Bureau of Self-Recognition,” Momenta Art, 2013 and “Bank of the Bureau of Self-Recognition,” EIDIA House/Plato’s Cave, 2012. bureauofselfrecognition.com
  • Andrew Beccone

    Andrew Beccone is the founder and director of the Reanimation Library, a small independent library based in Brooklyn. He received his masters in Information and Library Science from the Pratt Institute in 2005. With the Reanimation Library, Beccone has organized exhibitions in the United States and Europe, such as Center City Branch at Vox Populi in Philadelphia, Gridspace in Brooklyn, Hackney Branch at Space, London, Carlisle Branch at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, and Hyde Park Branch at the University of Chicago. In these exhibitions, Beccone physically brings the library into the gallery space, allowing visitors to utilize library holdings outside the Brooklyn Branch as well as inviting artists to respond to or find inspiration in various books from the library to create new works and projects. More information can be found at www.reanimationlibrary.org
  • Mark Boswell

    Mark Boswell is the founder and leading theorist of the NOVA-KINO experimental film movement. Boswell studied film, film theory, and art history in Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Florida Space Coast between 1984–92. Recent films have been screened in the Cambridge Film Festival, U.K., The Milano Film Festival, Italy, The Transmediale Festival, Berlin, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, and the 10th Biennial of the Moving Image, Geneva, Switzerland. Boswell has taught at San Francisco Art Institute, Ringling College of Art and Design (FL), and currently at Pratt Institute, New York. In 2004, he was awarded the International Media Art Award from The ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany. He has lectured internationally on agit-prop cinema and art and espionage. He is currently at work on his second feature film “Nova Conspiracy,” an experimental documentary about the art of espionage, simulation, and the pursuit of false utopias. More information can be found at www.novakino.com.
  • Sean Fader

    About Sean Fader Raised in Ridgewood, NJ, Sean Fader spent most of his life as an actor, acting, singing, and dancing since he was five years old. After attending Northwestern and The New School in New York, he performed on several national tours with stops both on and off Broadway. Sean then earned his MA from the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he was the recipient of the Murthy Digital Arts Award, and his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He was named Fringe Underground magazine's “Art Star” in their Fall 2005 issue. In 2007 his work was featured in “First Look II: The Best of the New Artists in the US” at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. He was also awarded the Critics Choice Award in the Professional category at the 11th Annual Chicago Art Open. Recently Sean was the recipient of 3rd Ward's Fall Solo Show prize. www.seanfader.com
  • David Horvitz

    David Horvitz is an artist whose work adopts a nomadic personality, shifting seamlessly between the Internet and the printed page, avoiding any particular definition or medium. Born in Los Angeles and currently based in New York, Horvitz frequently encourages participation from both his friends and a web-based audience for his projects. More information can be found at www.davidhorvitz.com.
  • Bettina Johae

    Bettina Johae's projects about the change and perception of cities have been exhibited at the New York Public Library, International Center of Photography, Bronx Museum, Goethe Institute New York, Aljira, Smack Mellon, NUS Museum Singapore, Maccarone Gallery, and at AiOP and Conflux festivals. Awards and residencies include the AIM and EMERGE programs, a DAAD fellowship, the MacDowell Colony, NUS Center for the Arts/ Singapore, Pilotprojekt Gropiusstadt/Berlin, SIM/Reykjavik, and the VLA Art & Law residency. Her project “borough edges, nyc” is in the photography collection of the NYPL. She received her Diploma in Architecture from the Technical University Berlin and her Masters in Studio Art from New York University. Born in Berlin, Germany, she now lives in Brooklyn. More information can be found at www.bettinjohae.com.
  • Ben Wolf

    Ben Wolf is a Brooklyn-based sculptor whose abstract assemblages and installations express the “decadence of abandonment” in architectural materials, including rotten boards, rusted stair wells, peeling paint, and other found and salvaged objects. Wolf often works on a large scale, taking over and reconfiguring entire lost buildings and towns. He received a BFA from Pratt Institute in 2005. In 2008, Wolf received a Brooklyn Arts Council grant for public art works and a residency with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC). Wolf participated in a Power House Productions group residency in Detroit in 2010, constructing a massive sculptural work from the remnants of forgotten homes. An avid traveler, Wolf has produced and exhibited projects in Australia, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and Switzerland, as well as throughout the US. He is a founding member of the Brooklyn-based artist collective Rabid Hands. www.ben-wolf.com