Author Archive
Fereshteh Toosi

Fereshteh Toosi

PERFORMANCE: “Lithium Diaries” DATE: “Saturday August 22 & Saturday 29, 2015 – 2PM to 3pm” LOCATION: “North & Halsted” Born in Shiraz, Iran and raised on the coast of Virginia, Fereshteh Toosi is an artist who collects and recombines sounds, words, images, and actions. Her participatory works engage multiple senses in various ways, from community driven...
Janet Schmid

Janet Schmid

PERFORMANCE: “TRY” DATE: “Thursday August 27 from 5pm to 7pm and Friday August 28 from 5pm to 7pm” LOCATION: “Alleyway across from Mautene Court, 1259 N. Milwaukee” Independent choreographer Janet Schmid has been called “an outsider artist with a naive sophistication,” “refreshingly off the map,” and “simultaneously intense and ludicrous.” She has presented her pedestrian choreography...
Adriana Disman

Adriana Disman

PERFORMANCE: “How to protest like a pigeon” DATE: “Friday September 4, 2015 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Polish Triangle” Adriana Disman is an anti-racist queer feminist performance art maker, thinker, and curator based in Toronto and Montreal. She is first generation Canadian by way of Iraq and the Czech Republic. Disman’s performance art has been presented in galleries...
Sara Zalek

Sara Zalek

PERFORMANCE: “In:Between Worlds” DATE: “Sunday, September 6, 2015 LOCATION: “TBC” As we mature, literally and otherwise, we find importance in what supports that great balance of inclusion, of difficult themes next to joyous ones. Our integrity in the face of our fragile and childish hearts is what holds us upright. One’s relentless disclosure leads to beholders’...
Think Tank

Think Tank

On Occasion A Monthly Think Tank on Public Performance in Chicago On Occasion is hosted at Chicago Cultural Center and organized by Out of Site Chicago. The next Think Tank meeting will be held on April 25 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm with guest speaker Michael Rohd. Meghan Moe Beitiks, Robin Deacon and Melissa Potter were our...
Call for Proposals Now

Call for Proposals Now

We are currently seeking proposals for performances for 2015. The deadline for submissions is Feb 28, 2015. For more information please click here or visit Chicago Artist Resource. We curate cutting edge unexpected encounters in public space. We strive to provide the public with unique cultural experiences. Performances that engage directly with the public in...
Out of Site RFP

Out of Site RFP

Call for proposals deadline is February 28, 2015. Out of Site Chicago curates cutting edge unexpected encounters in public space. We support contemporary performance artists to create new work that engages directly with the public. Artists are invited to select public sites that resonate with their practice. Our mission is to bring cultural experiences to everyone facilitating...
elena and erin

elena and erin

DATE: “Friday, August 1, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Milwaukee and Western Intersection” PERFORMANCE: “Thinking of You” elena and erin are a Chicago-based duo who focus on visual media and performance. Their action-based work relies on their interdependent relationship and often involves viewers as passive, sometimes active, participants. These interactions may be durational, may be site site-specific,...
Emilio Rojas

Emilio Rojas

DATE: “Friday, August 1, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming – Damen L Station to Wicker Park” PERFORMANCE: “The heart(beat) of the City” Emilio Rojas was born in Mexico City, (ca.1985). He is a multidisciplinary performance artist working primarily in public interventions, film, video, photography, installation and sculpture. His works explore the relation between the artist and his...
Jake Vogds

Jake Vogds

DATE: “Friday, August 1, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Milwaukee, Damen, and Western L Stations” PERFORMANCE: “Pitching Camp at the Fourth Wall” Jake Vogds is a multidisciplinary artist working in performance, video, photography, and costume. In June 2012, he was awarded the Buonanno Contemporary Practices Scholarship from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has...