A. Conglomerate is a BROOKLYN-BASED design practice that specializes in cultural projects, public space, and consulting for artists and arts institutions.
CHLOE BASS, Programming Consultant, is an artist with large scale organizational experience in New York City. Her experience in developing design programs for cultural institutions includes Arts@Renaissance, a 4,500 sq ft restored arts space in Brooklyn. Her own art, focused on performance, installations, and public events, has been produced and exhibited widely, including Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival, the Bushwick Starr’s Bushwhack Festival, Momenta Art, Exit Art, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Fountain Miami, and the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas for the New City (Farm City). She is a 2011 & 2012 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Individual Artist Grant Nominee. From 2007 – 2011, Chloë served as the co-lead organizer for Arts in Bushwick, which produces Bushwick Open Studios, BETA Spaces, and Armory Arts Week performance festival SITE Fest, which she founded. She is an adjunct lecturer at Brooklyn College, and has guest lectured at Parsons School of Design, Sotheby’s Institute, and the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. She holds a BA in Theater Studies from Yale University, and an MFA in Performance and Interactive Media Arts (PIMA) from Brooklyn College.
MITCH MCEWEN, Design Principal of A. Conglomerate and founder of SUPERFRONT, holds an M.Arch from Columbia GSAPP and A.B. from Harvard in Social Studies. Since 2008, her Brooklyn-based design practice has encompassed architectural curating, exhibition design, performance collaborations and spatial political activism, as well as renovation and building design projects in New York and abroad. The Akademie Schloss Solitude has granted her an architecture fellowship in Stuttgart, Germany and Zagreb, Croatia for 2012-2013. Her work has been published in ARTnews, Architect magazine, and PIN-UP, as well as Studio Museum in Harlem’s OFF/SITE series (2011), New Museum’s “New City Reader” (2010) and The Studio-X New York Guide to Liberating New Forms of Conversation (2010). She has taught as an Instructor at NJIT College of Architecture, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP, and lectured at Bard College, The City University of New York, and Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, as well as served on the award jury for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Puerto Rico. (Photo by Tim Soter)
SARAH MILLSAPS TOWLES, P.E., LEED AP, Structural Engineer, has served as structural design engineer for dozens of new construction, renovation, adaptive reuse, and preservation projects in and around New York. Sarah is a decorated combat veteran and holds her M.S.E./B.S.E. from Johns Hopkins University. She is also a founding Board Member at SUPERFRONT and currently serves as its Board Treasurer.