Phoebe Bachman

Phoebe Bachman (she/they) is an artist, facilitator, curator, and activist based in South Philadelphia. Over the past decade, they have cultivated an interdisciplinary creative path grounded in collaboration and social justice. Their work centers on amplifying ongoing acts of resistance with a focus on economic, gender, and racial justice. Their diverse methodologies include mapping and collage, interventions in public spaces, developing popular education tools, and facilitating engaging events. Selected projects include The People’s Budget, a public art initiative reimagining Philadelphia’s City Budget (2021-2024); The View from Here, an exhibit featuring artists from SCI Phoenix and San Quentin (2024); End the Exception, a multi-disciplinary project advocating for the end of the exception clause in the 13th Amendment (2020-2024). Moon in Venus, a project dedicated to supporting women facing financial stress in Liverpool (2020-2022)

Bachman holds a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and an MA from the Center for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths College, University of London. They are affiliated with several organizations including Urban Front, a transnational cooperative consultancy, Rising Wing, a Philadelphia-based arts professional network, and the Philadelphia Revenue Project.

Their experience includes collaborations with notable institutions such as Mural Arts Philadelphia, The Free Library of Philadelphia, Worth Rises (New York), Arts for Healing and Justice Network (Los Angeles), BAK (Utrecht), Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Creative Time (New York).

Last updated: Mar 19, 2024