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Catherine Ross

Studio Building
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Studio Location
"pfft..pfft..pfft.." 2009, trt: 3min (50 sec excerpt)
"Trilling" 2006, continuous loop
Artist's Statement

Catherine Ross works in video, framing instances that often go unnoticed in their original context. Isolating the movements of humans and/or objects, her videos create new sequences that reveal an inseparable relationship between motion and sound. Here she finds that movement reveals an inherent awkwardness, a humor that echoes our own vulnerabilities.


Catherine Ross's work has been presented in exhibitions and festivals internationally, including venues in Brazil, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Ireland, England, Spain and the United States. In early 2010, her work will be included in the exhibition Unusual Behavior at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum and Culture Shock: Video Interventions at the QET as part of the Vancouver 2010 cultural Olympiad. Ross attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in 2002, the Atlantic Center for the Arts in 2003 and received a 2005-06 residency from The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation. Ross was awarded "Best International Short Award" at the 2006 Darklight Festival (Dublin, IRELAND). She received her BA in studio art from Dartmouth College in 1994. Catherine Ross lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.