Leslie Baum & Frederick Wells

Ghost TV

June 24 – August 29

Ghost TV is an experimental animation that utilizes the novel , My Life in the Bush of Ghosts by Amos Tutuola, as a structural matrix. It celebrates stop motion strategies while embracing digital technologies. This short is a collage. Fragments of sound, image, and history juxtapose in a compelling, compact form.

About Leslie Baum

Leslie Baum is a Chicago-based painter whose work is invitational in nature. Her painting practice is informed by her twenty three years as a museum educator at the Art Institute of Chicago. Baum received her BA from the University of Vermont and studied abroad at the Glasgow School of Art. She has exhibited nationally and internationally with exhibitions in New York, San Francisco, Portland, Mexico City, Rome, and South Korea. Her drawings and paintings are in the permanent collections of the Chicago Art institute and the Elmhurst Art Museum. Her work has been reviewed extensively, including in Artforum, Art in America, Hyperallergic, and the Chicago Tribune. She has received residencies at Yaddo and the Vermont Studio Center.


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About Frederick Wells

Frederick Wells is a musician, DJ, designer, and developer based in Chicago. He has performed in and around Chicago, currently with the band I Kong Kult. He has a monthly DJ residency in Chicago, Pleather Jacuzzi. He holds a BFA from Columbia College Chicago and has written some of the more mundane web applications in recent years.



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