Amina Ross received a 2017/18 Co-MISSION Curatorial Residency to produce ECLIPSING.
Amina Ross is an undisciplined creator and educator. They work across mediums, shaping spaces that honor darkness and love through language, light based video installations, sculpture, and curatorial engagements. Amina studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has exhibited work at venues throughout Chicago, New York and Philadelphia. Ross has spoken on panels and taught workshops at a wide range of events and venues including Wayne State University, the College Arts Association Conference, the Alphawood Foundation, and Theaster Gates’ Black Artist Retreat. Amina was a part of Chicago Artist Coalition’s BOLT Residency in 2015-2016. They co-run a black and femme centering space in the Little Village, Chicago, called F4F and are co-lead artist of Teen Creative Agency at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Amina is a founder of 3rd Language (2011-2015), queer arts collective. Additionally Amina runs the popular workshop and participatory performance series “Beauty Breaks”. (beautybreaks.info)