August 21 - October 9, 2020

Liberation Labs

Holly Bass

Holly Bass

Residency: July 27 - September 14, 2020

Part of Artist-in-Residence

Liberation Labs   Holly Bass, Liberation Labs (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

SPACES artist-in-residence, Holly Bass, originally planned to engage Cleveland residents whose lives have been affected by the court system in Liberation Lab activities including story collection, social dance experiences, and writing workshops. Due to the impact of the Covid-19, the project’s focus shifted towards an exploration of personal safety and freedom in the midst of a global crisis. Using “kitchen magic,” invented rituals, poetic spells, and instructionals, the artist invites viewers to write down wishes in exchange for small talismans and mementos.

About the Artist

Holly Bass

Holly Bass is a multidisciplinary performance and visual artist, writer and director. Her work has been presented at the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Museums, Seattle Art Museum, Art Basel Miami Beach (Project Miami Fair) and South African State Theatre. Her visual art work spans photography, installation, video, and performance. A Cave... go to artist page

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