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Thursday 27 June 2024

Jordan Baseman

FORMAT25 "Dancing Through Time" Commission Winner

Matt’s Gallery artist Jordan Baseman has been awarded FORMAT25 Dancing Through Time Commision.

Jordan will exhibit new work made during the commission period as part of the FORMAT International Photography Festival in 2025.

Jordan Baseman is a visual artist and filmmaker. He received a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and an MA from Goldsmith’s College, University of London. Baseman is currently Reader in Time-Based Media, Senior Tutor in Moving Image at the Royal College of Art, London. Baseman has a long history of creating projects in collaboration with UK-based and international, not-for-profit and public institutions. The artworks are installations, audio works, and single-screen films. His films are frequently featured in international exhibitions and film festivals.

Image: production still for Jordan Baseman’s project Land of a Thousand Dances for the Dancing Through Time Commission. The image depicts Wilson Pickett and Patti Smith, both musicians who covered their own versions of the song Land of a Thousand Dances, directly informing the work that Jordan Baseman will make.

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