2014
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...
Ginger Krebs & Sara Zalek

Ginger Krebs & Sara Zalek

DATE: “Friday, October 3, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Polish Triangle” PERFORMANCE: “Emergency Response Team” Inspired by the the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Resolve to Be Ready campaign, Emergency Response Team will treat the intersection of Milwaukee, Division, and Ashland in Wicker Park as an assembly point and training area for disaster preparation. Six ERT team members, led by a...
Stephanie Acosta

Stephanie Acosta

DATE: “Friday, October 3, 2014 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Western, Damen and Division L-Stops” PERFORMANCE: “A line connecting, a line dividing, a line defining” Stephanie Acosta is a multi-disciplinary artist, curator and producer focused on experimental means to experiential goals. Acosta blends performance with practiced based research creating work at once in response to, and creator of, site and...