INVERSE Performance Art Festival presents:
Holly Bass and Ayana Evans
October 25
7-9 p.m.
Room 5403

Contemporary performance artists Ayana Evans and Holly Bass will be performing live at Cuesta, in Room 5403, on October 25 and facilitating a talk-back about their work. Join us for this exciting program!

About Holly Bass:
Holly Bass is a multidisciplinary performance and visual artist, writer and director. Her performance work combines dance, written text, video and installation to address themes such as the black female body, gentrification, and the American South. Her work has been presented at spaces such as the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Museums, the Seattle Art Museum, and the South African State Theatre. Her visual art work spans photography, installation, video and performance and can be found in the collections of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the DC Art Bank, as well as private collections.

About Ayana Evans:
Ayana Evans is a NYC based artist. She frequently visits her hometown of Chicago whose community is a major influence on her art. Evans received her MFA in painting from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University and her BA in Visual Arts from Brown University. In 2015 she received the Jerome Foundation's Theater and Travel & Study Grant for artistic research abroad. During Summer 2016 Evans completed her installment of the residency, "Back in Five Minutes" at El Museo Del Barrio in NYC. She completed a performance series this Spring 2017 for "A Person of the Crowd" at the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA; as well as FAIP an international performance festival, Martinique; "Light Happenings II" presented by Lab Bodies, Baltimore, MD; and Rapid Pulse Retrospective, Chicago, IL.