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June 21, 2015

Language of Identity

Through language and body, artists Chloë Bass and Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li approach ideas of intimacy, secrecy, and ephemerality, inviting participants to use the walls of the house interior to express their experiences with migration, nationality, identity, and New York City.

Photography by Stephanie Orentas

Chloë Bass is a multiform conceptual artist working in performance, situation, conversation, publication, and installation. Her projects have appeared nationally and internationally, including recent exhibits at The Studio Museum in Harlem, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, BAK basis voor actuele kunst, the Knockdown Center, the Kitchen, the Brooklyn Museum, CUE Art Foundation, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space, The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, the James Gallery, and elsewhere. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at Queens College, CUNY, where she co-runs Social Practice Queens with Gregory Sholette.

Originally from Taiwan, DENNIS YUEH-YEH LI works as a director, playwright, performer, and performance artist. Dennis' works explore sexuality and power structure. Dennis worked with The Living Theatre, and is an alumnus of the New York Directing Fellowship of Drama League and the Institute Fellowship of Target Margin Theater. Dennis is also a member of Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab. Currently, Dennis works on the artistic director team of the newly founded Al Límite Collective.

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