Azimuth Projects
Melkia Bass on location of Waking Things
2011
Melika Bass is a filmmaker currently living in Chicago.
She is the recipient of an Artadia Award, a Media Arts Fellowship from the Illinois Arts Council, and the Kodak/ Filmcraft Imaging Award for Best Cinematography from the 2010 Ann Arbor Film Festival. Bass's films have been screened and exhibited in cinemas and art spaces worldwide, among them the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (solo exhibition, February 2011); Anthology Film Archives, New York; Torino Film Festival, Italy; Ann Arbor Film Festival; DiverseWorks Art Space, Houston; Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; Segal Center for the Performing Arts, Montreal; Hamburg International Film Festival, Germany; and the Split Festival of New Film, Croatia.

Melika Bass hails from North Carolina and Virginia, teaches in the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is currently a 2011-12 BOLT Artist in Residence in Chicago.
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