Delaine Le Bas
Delaine Le Bas (b. 1965, Worthing, UK). She studied at St Martins School Of Art London. Delaine is a cross-disciplinary artist creating installations, performance, photography and film. Her works focus on issues of identity, race, gender, sexuality and the continued violence and exclusions against whoever is perceived as ‘the other’ within society. She was one of the sixteen artists who were part of Paradise Lost: The First Roma Pavilion Venice Biennale 2007 and FutuRoma 2019.
She worked with her late husband the artist Damian Le Bas on their installations ‘Safe European Home?’ (2011-2017) producing the stage artworks and costumes together for ‘Roma Armee’; at Gorki Berlin 2017. Delaine created Romani Embassy in 2015. Her works have been included in Venice Biennale 2007, 2017 and 2019, Gwangju Biennale 2012, Critical Contemplations Tate Modern 2017, ANTI - Athens Biennale 2018. Delaine created costumes for Rewitching Europe’ which premiered at Gorki in Berlin November 2019 and a new installation and performance ‘Witch Hunt III’ commissioned by Gorki for 4. Berliner Herbstsalon DE-HIEMAITZE IT!. Delaine was one of the artists for ‘The Crack Begins Within’ Berlin Biennale 2020 creating St Sara Kali George a mixed media installation for ‘The Storefront For Dissident Bodies’. Delaine is co-curator of 2nd Roma Biennale 2021 and she is currently working towards a solo exhibition at Keiko Yamamoto Rochaix for Autumn /Winter 2021.
Delaine is represented by yamamotokeiko.com. delainelebas.com