2012
Happy Collaborationists

Happy Collaborationists

DATE: “Friday, October 12, 2012 :: 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming” PERFORMANCE: “Simultaneous Narrative” “Simultaneous Narrative” is a one day performance art walk curated by the HAPPY COLLABORATIONISTS, with featured artists, CLAIRE ASHLEY, ERIK PETERSON, JESUS MEJIA & RUTH,SHANE WARD, EJ HILL and ANDREW MEYLERperforming concurrently throughout the Wicker Park / Bucktown neighborhood, emphasizing how multiple artists interact with and alter the same space.  HAPPY COLLABORATIONISTS is the...
3 Card Molly

3 Card Molly

DATE: “Friday, October 05, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming” PERFORMANCE: “The Squanderers” “The Squanderers” is a sculptural wandering performance that incorporates interaction with the spectators. This performance is an exploration into how we create our identities via the consumerist choices we make. 3 CARD MOLLY is a collaboration between Liz Winfield and Ania Greiner. Since 2003, they have created...
Emmy Bean

Emmy Bean

DATE: “Friday, September 28, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming” PERFORMANCE: “Ambulatory Wordless One-Woman Movie Musical” “Ambulatory Wordless One-Woman Movie Musical” incorporates elements of clown, mime, and dance, in a two-hour original narrative without words, viewable only through the actions of an aging and somewhat disoriented lip-syncing ingenue. EMMY BEAN is a theater artist and musician living in...
Nadia Gomez Kiener

Nadia Gomez Kiener

DATE: “Friday, September 21, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Damen L Stop” PERFORMANCE: “Cinema of Tact” “Cinema of Tact” by Nadia Gomez Kiener Kiener stands in front of the bustling Damen blue line stop, a box covering her midsection with a curtain in front. Next to her, a sign beckons “TOUCH MY NAKED BOSOM!”. When curiosity...
Diva / Divo

Diva / Divo

DATE: “Friday, September 14, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Polish Triangle” PERFORMANCE: “Six Corners” “Bathroom Singer” explores publicly how private recollections and performances speak individually, but also as byproducts of popular culture and theatrical archetypes. DIVA / DIVO is the collaboration of installation and performance artists Stafford Hartman, Stephen Michael Dunstan Richardson, Cruz Nowell, and Zhu Xiaorui. Diva/ Divo make art...
Detektiv Bureau

Detektiv Bureau

DATE: “Friday, September 07, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Wolcott and Milwaukee” PERFORMANCE: “We Care For Your Fortune” “We Care For Your Fortune“  NADINE GERBER and MATHIS PFÄFFLI offered a free service to people by exchanging dirty money for clean money, that they washed and polished. “Our work is developed from observations of our surrounding, actual and past events, other...
Adam Rose

Adam Rose

DATE: “Friday, August 31, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming” PERFORMANCE: “Antibody” “Antibody” ADAM ROSE wants to “examine the sicknesses produced by civilization and activate an immune response.”  He is the Artistic Director of Antibody Corporation, a non-profit organization specializing in mind-body and occult research. Since its founding in 2009, Antibody has presented research findings in a variety of...
City Souvenirs

City Souvenirs

DATE: “Friday, August 24, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Roaming” CITY SOUVENIRS is an ongoing collaboration between artists Liene Bosquê and Nicole Seisler. Since 2009 Liene and Nicole have performed over 15 walks in New York City and Chicago. City Souvenirs has been included in two public festivals: Art In Odd Places (New York City, 2010) and Chicago Artists Month...
Synapse Arts

Synapse Arts

DATE: “Friday, August 17, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Western and Milwaukee” PERFORMANCE: “Collision #20” SYNAPSE ARTS Collision #20 is a blind date between movers and musicians with Rachel Damon, Dan Mohr, Kristina Fluty, Timothy Daisy, Julie Ann Graham, Quinlan Kirchner, Marc Macaranas, Matthew McMunn, and Sammy Spriggs. The highly acclaimed format of collision theory gets an immediacy upgrade – a...
Mothergirl

Mothergirl

DATE: “Friday, August 10, 2012 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Polish Triangle and Wicker Park Entrance” PERFORMANCE: “What You Look Like” “What You Look Like” MOTHERGIRL (Katy Albert and Sophia Hamilton) Passerbys are invited to peek inside of a giant flower printed box in the Polish Traingle. Inside, a flower beast, who saw herself in the mirror for the...