Tosh Basco fka boychild

CV

b. 1988, USA; lives and works in Zurich

2018 MA Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Selected Solo Shows

2021
Carlos Ishikawa, London, UK (Forthcoming)
Company Gallery, New York, NY (Forthcoming)

2019
Hand dances. 1,000 caresses., Carlos Ishikawa, London, UK

Selected Performances

2020
Moved by the Motion: Composition II Schauspielhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
Untitled Duet (the storm called progress) Gropus Bau, Berlin, Germany
Moved by the Motion: Composition I, Schauspielhaus, Zurich, Switzerland

2019
Untitled hand dance, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Borders between Mathematics, Gestures and Dance with Fernando Zalamea Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Together with Korakrit Arunanondchai, Performa 19, New York, NY
Moved by the Motion: Sudden Rise with Wu Tsang, Patrick Belaga, Josh Johnson and Asma Maroof, Schauspielhaus, Zürich
Untitled hand dance, Meetings on Art,Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Moved by the Motion: Sudden Rise with Wu Tsang, Patrick Belaga, Josh Johnson and Asma Maroof, Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Hand dances. 1,000 caresses., Carlos Ishikawa, London, UK

2018
Untitled Lipsync, GHOST Triennial, Bangkok, Thailand
Moved by the Motion: Sudden Rise with Wu Tsang, Patrick Belaga, Josh Johnson and Asma Maroof, EMPAC, The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy, NY.
Untitled Lipsync: Rubfall, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
In Conversation: Dance of Darkness with Jack Halberstam, Move, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Untitled Lipsync (for Ana Mendieta), Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Untitled Lipsync, Parkingstone, Le Trebendo, Paris, France.
In Conversation, Feel Philosophies with Jack Halberstam, Stedelijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017
In Conversation: Dance of Darkness, with Jack Halberstam, Counterpulse, San Francisco, CA.
Moved by the Motion: Spooky Distancing, with Wu Tsang, BOFFO Fire Island Performance Festival, Fire Island Pines, NY.
Moved by the Motion: Anchoritic Cell and Cause, with Wu Tsang, Parcours Art Basel, Switzerland
Anchoress with Wu Tsang, Parcours Art Basel, Switzerland
Echo Lake (Frontbend, Berghain, Berlin, Germany
In Conversation, Foundation Lafayette, National Archives, Paris, France

2016
Untitled Lipsync: Fugue itive Drag, Touch On, SomArts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Moved by the Motion: You Sad Legend with Wu Tsang, Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve, Switzerland
Untitled Lipsync, (non)performance as method, Athens, Greece
Untitled Lipsync #225, Sydney Biennale, Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia

2015
Eternal Return, Propaganda — Hong Kong
transrachel/death and the telly, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA, USA
In Conversation, with Wu Tsang, ICA London, UK
Moved by the Motion with Wu Tsang, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
Moved by the Motion with Wu Tsang, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland

2014
Untitled Lipsync , Decolonizing the Museum, MACBA,Barcelona, Spain
The Last 3 Years and the Future with Korakrit Arunanondchai, Frieze ICA Off-Site, London, UK
Untitled Lipsync, Berghain, Berlin, Germany
Untouchable with Wu Tsang , Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Moved by the Motion with Wu Tsang, MOCA Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Moved by the Motion with Wu Tsang, MCA Chicago, Chicago, USA
Untitled Lipsync, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
The Future with Korakrit Arunanondchai , MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA

2013
Untitled Lipsync, Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY, USA
Untitled Lipsync 1-3, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Untitled rage, “Stand Close, It’s Shorter Than You Think: A show on feminist rage”, The ONE Archives, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Untitled Lipsync , Randy Zine presents: Stop Calling Me Names — MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA
Untitled fear, Triskaidekaphobia, Curated by AA Bronson, New York, NY, USA

2012
Untitled Lipsync, Performativity: Corporeal, MOCA Los Angeles, CA, USA
Untitled Lipsync, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Untitled Lipsync 4 Cindy, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA, USA

Selected Group Shows

2018
UNTITLED Art Fair, San Francisco, CA, USA

2017
From Self to #Selfie, SomArts, San Francisco, CA, USA

2016
DISMISS Freewaves, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles, CA, USA

2015
Cookie Gate, Jonathan Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland

2013
Triskaidekaphobia, Parade Ground, New York, NY, USA

Residencies & Awards

New Artist Society Scholarship Recipient, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA, 2018
EMPAC, The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy, NY, USA, 2018
BOFFO Fire Island, NY, USA, 2017
TiltBrush, Paris, France, 2017
Denniston Hill Artist Residency, Glen Wild, NY, USA, 2016
EMPAC, The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy, NY, USA, 2016

Performance/Choreography for video/film

No History In A Room Filled With People With Funny Names by Korakrit Arunanondchai, Biennale del’Image en Mouvement (BIM), 2018
Into A Space of Love directed by Wu Tsang, Frieze, 2018
We hold where study directed by Wu Tsang, Paratoxic Paradoxes, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece and Kunsthalle Münster, Germany, 2017
Diulian directed by Wu Tsang, Spring Workshop, Hong Kong, 2015
A day in the life of bliss, directed by Wu Tsang, Julia Stoschek, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014
Letters to Chantri #1 The lady at the door/The gift that keeps giving, by Korakrit Arunanondchai, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2014
Untitled, directed by Luke Gilford, BBC Channel 4, 2013
CENTER JENNY, by Ryan Trecartin, Venice Biennale, 2013
Untitled, With Matthew Stone, 2013
DLIHCYOB, Performativity: Corporeal, directed by Mitch Moore, MOCAtv, 2012