Author Archive
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’...
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...
Free Air – Amy Sinclair and Regin Igloria

Free Air – Amy Sinclair and Regin Igloria

DATE: “Friday, September 5, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming – Between Damen and Western L Stations” PERFORMANCE: “Plant You Now, Dig You Later” Regin Igloria maintains a studio practice in Chicago, IL, which revolves around teaching and serving as an arts administrator. He teaches studio courses at Marwen and has also taught for the children’s program...
Christian Cruz

Christian Cruz

DATE: “Friday, September 5, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Damen L Station” PERFORMANCE: “Menina” Christian Cruz is currently working on performances that explore the relationship between movement and text. She uses reoccurring motifs such as the “worker,” the “soldier” and the “con artist” by incorporating costume and props. She believes in the selfmade, blue collar, sub‐culture of...
Blushing Poppy Productions

Blushing Poppy Productions

DATE: “Friday, September 5, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming –  Division, Damen, Western L Stations” PERFORMANCE: “Porter Service” Despite a quiet demeanor, Nicole LeGette is recognized as a maverick of Chicago’s dance and performance art scene; ‘mother’ of the local butoh community since 2003; and the Midwest’s foremost butoh artist, advocate and resource, performer, teacher, curator...
Keijuan Thomas

Keijuan Thomas

DATE: “Friday, October 3, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming” PERFORMANCE: “The Poetics of Trespassing” Thomas, with a nylon over his head, wanders throughout the neighborhood, gradually adding additional items to his body, first a tightly wound metal wire around his head and face (creating a painful looking, rapidly layered criss cross pattern), then chaining a string...