Interview for SIP Interview project
Chris Bors was born in Ithaca, New York in 1971. He lives and works in Harlem in New York City. He received his BA from University at Albany and his MFA from School of Visual Arts. He also studied at Rhode Island School of Design and Chester College in the UK.
His solo exhibitions in New York include Virtual Dumpster Diving at Haven Arts, Quest for Herb at Here Art and Beat Down at PS 122 Galley. His art has also been shown at PS1 MoMA, White Columns, Sixtyseven and Ten in One Gallery in New York, and in Berlin, Cyprus, the Netherlands, and Zurich. His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Time Out New York, Newsday and PAJ, A Journal of Performance and Art, as well as being featured in Razor and zingmagazine. He has curated exhibitions at Here Art in New York and Vox Populi in Philadelphia and written criticism for artnet.com. His writing on music has appeared in such publications as Thrasher, All That, In-Effect, Endangered Species, Juice and The Ithaca Journal. He hosted his radio show, Twisted Melodies, for two years on WJFF 90.5 FM in Jeffersonville, New York.
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