Mimi Bai

Mimi Bai was born in Xi’an, China and is based in Brooklyn, NY. She has presented individual and collaborative work at Artists Space, MoMA PS1 (Warm Up 2016), Lincoln Center Education, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Sculpture Space, BRICworkspace, and the Museum of Arts and Design’s Artist Studios Program. Bai participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program (2017-2018) and is a graduate of Alfred University (MFA, Sculpture) and Wesleyan University (BA, Sociology). Bai’s work encompasses an individual practice focused on objects, text, and drawing and a collaborative practice that takes the form of installations and sets. Her current project uses camouflage as a metaphor for cultural assimilation.