Omnimedial visual artist and designer
Baschz Leeft is an omnimedial visual artist and designer from Rotterdam, with a profound love for (infiltrating) mass and sub cultures. His works balance on the threshold between artwork and product, often injected with a conceptual sense of humour.
He exhibited and curated for i.a. Mu (Eindhoven), Tent, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen (Rotterdam), Urban Spree Gallery, UrbanArtInfo (Berlin), Artcore (Paris), The Contemporary Museum (Baltimore), Hessenhuis (Antwerp), Arti et Amitie, Westergasfabriek, Art Kitchen (Amsterdam) and ABC Architectuurcentrum (Haarlem).
Besides his autonomous and commissioned works he is also a founding father and curator for cultural breeding ground & gallery the SingerSweatShop, started the interdisciplinairy intervention force Betamaxxx with Crackrock (Erwin Thomasse), initiated and curated for Mañana Arts Gallery with Janjoost Jullens and was part of the infamous Rotterdam arts ‘n’ party collective Tictoc.
You might have seen work like Masterpiece 2.0; the first ever unique painting made with a Web 2.0 approach with Selfcontrolfreak, the Rotterdames project, a one-year running weekly online aubade to the women of Rotterdam, with photographer Milan Boonstra and writer Janjoost Jullens. Electronic Love; the first 12″ vinyl album using augmented reality for Dutch rap group La Melodia or many other works.