Delaine Le Bas
1965            Born in Worthing, West Sussex

1981–86        West Sussex College of Art & Design, Worthing

1986–88        Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London

Lives and works in Worthing, West Sussex, UK

Solo and Group Exhibitions (selection):

Frontier De Luxe, Atelier21, Aachen, Deutschland

(Re)conceptualising Roma Resistance, Goethe-Institute, Prag, Tschechische Republik

Universal Hospitality (Into The City), Alte Post, Wien, Österreich

(Re)conceptualizing Roma Resistance, Hellerau, Dresden, Deutschland

Safe European Home? Art Exchange Essex University, Colchester, U.K.      

Blake's Outsiders, Worthing Museum & Art Gallery, Worthing, U.K.

Safe European Home? - RomAmor, Hellerau - Europäisches Zentrum der Künste, Dresden

Kushti Atchin Tan? - Ein guter Ort?,
Galerie Kai Dikhas im Aufbau Haus, Berlin, Deutschland (solo)

The Invisible Faces Of Europe Moderna Museet Malmö, Schweden      

Safe European Home? For Diasporas Babylonia Thessaloniki, Griechenland

The Feast Wagon The Tetley Leeds, U.K.     

Under Erasure - Apects of Roma/Gipsy/Traveller Life In Europe

Gerlesborgsskolan Göteborg Biennial for Contemporary Art Gerlesborg, Hamburg und Schweden       

Safe European Home? Past Present Future, Hellerau Europäisches Zentrum der Künste, Dresden,

Romani Revolution, Volkshochschule Aachen, Aachen,

She's Not Pop Art collaboration with George Mihai Vesilescu Muzeul Culturii, Romilor Bucharest, Rumänien 

Transmitting Trauma?, Galerie Kai Dikhas, Berlin, Deutschland   

Inter Nation, Art A Group Show Of Contemporary Art HDLU, Zagreb, Kroatien   

Whose Nation? Re-imagined National Identities, Gallery8, Budapest, Ungarn
Embodied Spaces Framer Framed, Amsterdam, Niederlande
From Artificial Curiosities? To Art with Scott Benesiinaabandan und Tom Thomson, Gallery Owen Sound, Ontario, Kanada

Say No to Identity Theft, Gallery8, Budapest, Ungarn für Off Biennale, Budapest, Ungarn (solo)
Have A Look Into My Life!, Duplex 100m2, Sarajevo, Bosnien und Herzegowina      

The Third Edition Of The Project Biennial Of Contemporary Art D-0 Ark Underground, Titio's Atomic War Command Bunker, Konjic, Bosnien und Herzegowina

Kushti Atchin Tan? Galerie Kai Dikhas, Berlin, Deutschland (solo)     

Have A Look Into My Life! HALIML, Bucharest, Rumanänien    

Love & Loss LENTOS, Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Österreich  

Portrait Of The Artist mit Tara Darby Huntergather, Shoreditch, London, U.K.
Basket Case II, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Afrika
PH1 Artists, The New School House Gallery, York, U.K.


Houses as Silver as Tents, Delaine Le Bas, Zacheta - Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw, Poland

Sztuki, Warsaw,MWW - Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw Poland

Other Sisters, Delaine Le Bas & Iwona Zają City Gallery Gdansk,11,38,0,971,0,Exhibition_Other_Sisters_by_Iwona_Zajac_and_Delaine_Le_Bas,0,index.html

Unknown… Gypsies? Delaine Le Bas, Phoenix, Brighton, UK
The Power of Collaboration, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

Galerie Kai Dikhas im Aufbau Haus, Berlin, Germany (group)


To Gypsyland, Delaine Le Bas, Tramway, Glasgow, UK

Save European Home? An Installation by Delaine & Damian Le Bas, .CHB Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Gypsy Revolution, Delaine Le Bas & Damian Le Bas, Kaapelin Galleria, Helsinki, Finnland

Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea      

Gypsy Revolution U.K, Museum Of East Anglian Life, Suffolk, U.K      

O Brishindeskeriatar, The Cardiff Story, Cardiff, Wales (solo)      

The Buccaneers, Stade Hall, Hastings, U.K     
Gypsy Revolution, Cable Gallery, Helsinki, Finland and

Gypsy Revolution, Kalio Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland

Reconsidering Roma - Aspects of Roma and Sinit Life in Contemporary Art,                    
Kunstquartier, Kreuzberg, Berlin
Stopping Places, Galerie Kai Dikhas im Aufbau Haus, Berlin
Face To Face, Galerie DY's, Brussels, Belgium

Safe European Home?, Into The City, Wiener Festwochen, Austria

Home: Fragile, Transient, Extraordinary, Loaded. Core Gallery, Deptford, London, UK.
The World Turned Upside Down In The Cathedral Of Erotic Misery (After Kurt Schwitters), Latitude Contemporary Art, Lattitude, Suffolk, UK

Wir sind Bettler, Stadtmuseum Graz, Graz, Austria

Ministry of Education Warning: Segregation harms you and others around you. Prague, Czecheslovakia.

Witch Hunt, Campbell Works, London (solo)

'Chanctonbury Ravens' Film

Witch Hunt, Galerie Kai Dikhas, Aufbau Haus, Berlin (solo)

BigMinis - Fetishes of Crisis, CAPC, Bordeaux, France

Artblitz, Transition Gallery, London, U.K

The World In A Few Steps, , Association For Contemporary Art,Graz, Austria.

Witch Hunt, Context, Derry, Ireland (solo )

Stardust Boogie Woogie, A Monika Bobinska Project, London
Whose Map Is It? New Mapping By Artists, INIVA, London

Inside, Outside and The Spaces In Between, Kuntstraum Next Andra,
Graz, Austria

Foreigners Everywhere, T293, Naples, Italy with Claire Fontaine, Karl Holmqvist, Stephan Dillemuth and Damian Le Bas
If Not Now, Trafo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Prognostic Bridewell, A.P.T, Deptford, London

Witch Hunt, Chapter, Cardiff, Wales (solo)

Sur Le Fil, Musee International Des Arts Modestes, Sete, France


Foreigners Everywhere, D’vir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. With Claire Fontaine, Karl Holmquist and Damian Le Bas

Sur Le Fil, La Maison Folie Wazemmes, Lille, France
Folk Magic and Curious Objects, Barristers Gallery, New Orleans, U.S.A
Witch Hunt, ASPEX, Portsmouth, U.K (solo)

Living Together, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contempornea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain

Living Together, Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain




Performance Matters 2: Daniel Baker and Delaine Le Bas, Main Lecture Theatre Chelsea College of Art, London


"Romani Revolution" performance for O BRISHINDESKERAITAR, Cardiff

"In Praise Of Gypsies?" performance for O BRISHIDESKERAITAR, Cardiff

The Figurine, Performance on The Stade, Hastings, U.K. Collaborative project with Louise   Colbourne  

Crystal Ball Genocide - Friday 27th January 2012 At The Unfinished Sinti and Roma Memorial, Near The Reichstag, Berlin


Minister and Ghost a Prophecy for Reconsidering Roma Aspects of Roma and Sinti Life in Contemporary Art, Kuntsquartier Bethanien/Studio 1, Berlin

Crystal Ball Genocide, Gypsy Hill, London. Text by Scott Benesiinaabandan and Delaine Le Bas       
The World Turned Upside Down, Latitude Contemporary Art, Latitude, Suffolk, U.K

Two performances. Witchfinder

Trashimos Si Ruzlipen, Chavvy. Soundtrack by Eddie Ayres, Johnny Doe and Delaine Le Bas with poem  by Firduasi. With Damian Le Bas and Mike Rogers

Performed for Witch Hunt at Campbell Works, London and Ministry of Education
Warning: Segregation Seriously Harms You and the People around You, Prague, Czech Republic


Bloody Mary, Mary; Witch Hunt, Context, Derry. Text by Delaine Le Bas and Damian James Le Bas. Audio Collage by Justin Langlands.

Mary, Mary for Prognostic Bridewell at APT, Deptford, London. Text by Delaine Le Bas and Damian James Le Bas. Audio Collage by Justin Langlands

There Is No Dividing Line for Cross Identifying, Becoming Minority, Reitveld Academy, Amsterdam, Holland. With Damian Le Bas

Minister and Ghost for Witch Hunt, Chapter, Cardiff. Text by Damian James Le Bas and Paradise Lost by Milton

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil for Witch Hunt, Chapter, Cardiff with Damian Le Bas and Mike Rogers. Text by Delaine Le Bas with extracts from Where The Rainbow Ends.


Stag Do, Infernal Salon, Brighton. With Damian Le Bas and Mike Rogers Chanctonbury Ravens, Chanctonbury, Sussex with Mike Rogers and Damian Le Bas

Ritual for Witch Hunt, Aspex, Portsmouth. With Mike Rogers. Audio collage by Delaine Le Bas and Mike Rogers.