OoS 2015 Schedule

OoS 2015 Schedule

Out of Site 2015 kicks off at Wicker Park Fest on July 25 and July 26 on the corner of Milwaukee Ave and Evergreen. Now in our fifth year, we have another year of phenomenal performances for you! Artists come from all over the country and beyond. Come check out these...
Sheryl Oring

Sheryl Oring

PERFORMANCE: “I Wish to Say” DATE: “Saturday July 25 from 1pm to 4pm & Sunday July 26 from 3pm to 6pm”, LOCATION: “Milwaukee Ave and Evergreen Intersection” at Wicker Park Fest. Sheryl Oring’s work examines social issues through projects that incorporate old and new media to tell stories, examine public opinion...
Ballenarca

Ballenarca

PERFORMANCE: “Ballenarca” DATE: “Saturday July 25 from 4pm to 7pm & Sunday July 26 from 1pm to 4pm”, LOCATION: “Milwaukee Ave and Evergreen Intersection” at Wicker Park Fest. Cheraya Esters is a builder, maker, mover and shaker living in Austin, TX. She is a passionate artist for the people, dedicated to moving...
Duff Norris

Duff Norris

PERFORMANCE: “The Wisdom Box” DATE: “Saturday July 25 from 5pm to 6pm & Sunday July 26 from 5pm to 6pm & Friday July 27 from 5pm to 6pm”, LOCATION: “Milwaukee Ave and Evergreen Intersection” at Wicker Park Fest. Duff Norris is from Denver Colorado and is currently based in Chicago Illinois. His...
Jeremy Pauly

Jeremy Pauly

PERFORMANCE: “Composition in Decomposition” DATE: “Saturday August 1, 2015 – 7PM -9PM” LOCATION: “Mautene Court” Jérémy Pauly is a Belgian artist who began his formal interaction with art in 2006 in the South of France in Antibes at ceramic school. After four years of technical practice in crafts and design, he moved...
CV Peterson

CV Peterson

PERFORMANCE: “Organic Encounters” DATE: “Wednesday August 5 from 8am to 5pm, Thursday August 6 from 8am to 5pm & Friday August 7 from 8am-5PM” LOCATION 1: “Milwaukee and Western Intersection” LOCATION 2:“Milwaukee and Damen Intersection” LOCATION 3:“Polish Triangle” CV Peterson is an interdisciplinary performance artist residing in Chicago, USA. They received a BA (’10) from...
Vanessa Dion Fletcher

Vanessa Dion Fletcher

PERFORMANCE: “Mnemonic Memory” DATE: “Saturday August 8, 2015 – 12noon -6PM” LOCATION: “Evergreen and Wicker Park Ave Intersection” Vanessa Dion Fletcher is a multidisciplinary artist who focuses on performance. She received a B.F.A (hons) from York University in 2005 and is pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts in Performance at The...
Michal Samama

Michal Samama

PERFORMANCE: “Sidewalking” DATE: “Monday August 17 to Friday August 21 starting at 7am on Monday August 17” LOCATION: “Roaming along Milwaukee Ave ” Michal Samama creates body-based art works incorporating movement, sound, everyday objects, text, installation and site-specific practices. She is currently an MFA candidate at The School of the Art...
Coral Short

Coral Short

PERFORMANCE: “Chimera” DATE: “Saturday August 15, 2015 LOCATION: “Starting on the north end of Wicker Park” close to Damen L Station, TIME: 2pm to 4pm Coral Short has performed internationally for the last 15 years. Melding nightlife with fine art, her practice casts magic spells on her audiences enabling them to understand...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...