Catherine Ross
Fairmont (quicktime video)

Catherine Ross ' humorous & psychological video work frames unconscious performances found in everyday life. Her work has recently been exhibited at the ICA in Philadelphia, Standard Gallery in Chicago and New Langton Arts in San Francisco. Ross attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in 2002 and the Atlantic Center for the Arts in 2003. She received her BA in studio art from Dartmouth College in 1994. Catherine Ross lives and works in New York.

About Fairmont:
Waiting in the lobby of the Fairmont hotel a man and a woman appear to communicate through a language of playful and perhaps suggestive gestures. Emphasizing the wait, the actions are accompanied by a tirelessly repeating introduction to Pachelbel's Canon.