Jennida Chase is a multi-media artist who primarily works with film, video, animation, sound and photography. In 1998 she received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2009 she completed her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Photography and Film. Themes within her work deal with relational interaction played out in society at large. Her work has been extensively shown in galleries, museums, art fairs and film/video festivals in North America, Europe and Asia; such as the Burning Man Festival, The Hong Kong International Art Fair, Pekin Fine Art, The Freies Museum Berlin, The Taubman Museum, and the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in Gyeonggi-do, Korea.
She regularly collaborates and exhibits with electronic artist Hassan Pitts under the moniker of s/n and together they have created, screened and exhibited numerous media-art projects internationally. In 2014 they were finalists for the MacArthur Grant in Documentary Film, in 2015 were awarded the William A. Minor Grant.
Jennida performs nationally with experimental sound and multi-media ensemble Pilottone which has performed in venues such as The Guggenheim Lab, The Festival of New Ideas from The New Museum, and The Weatherspoon Museum.
Jennida currently resides in Illinois and teaches filmmaking in Southern Illinois University’s Department of Cinema & Photography.
contact Jennida at: jennidachase @ gmail . com