Jordan Baseman (born 1960, USA) received a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and an MA from Goldsmith’s College, University of London. Baseman lives and works in London and is Head of the Sculpture programme and Reader in Time-based Media at the Royal College of Art.
Recent solo exhibitions include: 2 22 92, Dolph Projects, London; Veil, Temporary Arts Project, Southend; July the Twelfth 1984, Matt’s Gallery @ Hospital Club, London and Nobody Likes Us But We Don’t Care, Kunstverein Freiburg.
Baseman has conducted numerous projects in collaboration with major public institutions. These have included residencies and commissions for: Papworth Hospital (Heart and Lung Transplant Unit), Cambridge; The Science Museum, London; Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland; Grizedale Arts, Cumbria; Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska; Helsinki International Artists Project, Helsinki; Teton ArtLab, Jackson Wyoming; Camden Arts Centre, London; Collective Gallery, Edinburgh; Book Works, London; National Sculpture Factory, Ireland; The Wellcome Trust, London; Monash University, Melbourne, Australia; University of Tasmania, Australia; Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo; The Photographers’ Gallery, London; The Leverhulme Trust, London; Matt’s Gallery, London and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,.
Baseman’s films have featured in international exhibitions and film festivals including: 53rd Venice Biennale, Los Angeles Animation Festival (where he won Best Film in the Experimental Film category), San Francisco Short Film Festival, Melbourne Underground Film Festival (where he won Best International Short Film), Oaxaca International Film Festival, Lone Star International Film Festival (where he won Best Short Film), Fargo International Film Festival (where he won Best Experimental Film) Kansas City International Film Festival (where he won Best Experimental Short Film) and London Short Film Festival.
Image: Inga, (Production Still), 2017, Courtesy Jordan Baseman and Matt’s Gallery