Delaine Le Bas

Country of residence

United Kingdom




Delaine Le Bas was born in 1965 in Worthing, U.K. She studied at St Martins School of Art London. Delaine is a cross disciplinary artist creating installations, performances, photography and films. She was one of sixteen artists who were part of “Paradise Lost” The First Roma Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 2007. She worked with her late husband the artist Damian Le Bas on their installations for their ongoing projects “Safe European Home?” and projects “Gypsy Revolution” and “Gypsy DaDa”, and in 2017 producing the stage artworks and costumes together for the “Roma Armee”. Delaine created the “Romani Embassy” in 2015.   She also has created performance text works with her son the writer Damian James Le Bas. Her works have been included in Venice Biennale 2007 & 2017, Prague Biennale 2005 & 2007, Gwangju Biennale 2012, Zacheta National Gallery of Art 2013, MWW Wroclaw Contemporary Art Museum 2014, the Third Edition of the Project Biennial of Contemporary Art D-O Ark Underground Bosnia and Herzegovina 2015, Off Biennale Budapest 2015, Goteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art Extended 2015, Critical Contemplations Tate Modern 2017. Delaine is one of the curators for 1st Roma Biennale 2018 and is an Associate Curator at 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning London U.K.