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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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...
Hayley Morgenstern

Hayley Morgenstern

DATE: “Friday, August 9, 2013 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Western L Station” PERFORMANCE: “Fantazy” Hayley Morgenstern received her BFA from The School of The Museum of Fine Arts in conjunction with Tufts University. Her interdisciplinary performance practice crosses through fields of intellectual and creative discourses; including queer theory, performance studies and art history. Morgenstern’s photography and...
Honey Pot Performance

Honey Pot Performance

DATE: “Friday, August 16, 2013 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Polish Triangle and Western and Milwaukee Intersection” PERFORMANCE: “The Guidebook Sessions” “Honey Pot Performance (HPP) is a woman-focused collaborative creative community committed to chronicling and interrogating Afro-diasporic feminist and unconventional subjectivities amidst the pressures of contemporary global life. HPP is Felicia Holman, Aisha Jean-Baptiste, Abra Johnson and Meida McNeal....
Andrew Barco and Sabri Reed

Andrew Barco and Sabri Reed

DATE: “Friday, August 23, 2013 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Throughout WPB finishing at Mautene Court” PERFORMANCE: “We’ll Meet You There” Open Call for Participation, We’ll Meet You There The best way to see this performance is to come walk with us.  Join one of our eight promenades: The Promenade of Rising Dough The Promenade of Double...
Joshua Kent

Joshua Kent

DATE: “Friday, August 30, 2013 :: 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Polish Triangle” PERFORMANCE: “The Distance between Two Oceans” In the center of the Polish Triangle, Kent stands upon a pedestal overlooking a bed, where passerby are beckoned to lay, in the position of their choice. Kent then translates their positioning on the bed through distorting his own...