Sojourner Zenobia

Sojourner Zenobia

Sojourner Zenobia (she/her and they/them) is a Chicago-based storyteller, performance artist and ritual-space holder. She graduated from Naropa University (Boulder) in 2006 with a BFA in Interdisciplinary Performance and a minor in Buddhist Philosophy. She studied performance at the School at Steppenwolf (Chicago) under Alexandra Billings in 2009 as well...
Erin Evans Delaney

Erin Evans Delaney

Erin Evans Delaney is a politically engaged artist, who utilizes performance, music, and social practice as forums to engage the viewer’s sense of proximity and generosity. Erin explores our human proclivity for alliance building and urge for community reclamation by activating spaces for resistance, feminist expression, and radical giving. Her...
Wannapa P-Eubanks

Wannapa P-Eubanks

Wannapa P-Eubanks is as a butoh inspired dance performer who creates movement based interactive performances. Her work often stems from a personal experience or a specific memory that grows into a poetic image that she imbues with the memory of the moment. This year’s performance is inspired by a drawing...
Patric Gehrig & Saskya Germann

Patric Gehrig & Saskya Germann

Patric Gehrig & Saskya Germann collaborate, one creating the props and costumes and the other creating the performances. For Out of Site performance in 2019 they have been thinking about the topography of the city. Coming from the mountainess region of Lucerne in Switzerland, the landscape of Chicago is dramatically...
OoS 2019 Schedule

OoS 2019 Schedule

Out of Site 2019 begins at Wicker Park Fest on July 26 just south of the Wood/Wolcott/Milwaukee intersection. Now in our eighth year, we have another year of phenomenal performances for you! For more information please check out the facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/891259014551451/ Friday, July 26 5pm to 8pm Wannapa P-Eubanks,...
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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 School of The Art Institute...
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 Institute of Chicago and will...
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 that many fantastical realities can and...
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’...
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...