ieke Trinks

ieke Trinks

Netherlands based artist ieke Trinks performs work that often includes the contributions of others in the creation of it. Unscripted Play (Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK, USA, 2014), for example, was a collaborative residency with U.S. artist Sarah McKemie, in which the artists initiated improvisational work with high school students,...
Free Air

Free Air

Free Air, is a collaboration between Regin Igloria and Amy Sinclair who first performed for Out of Site in 2014. In this performance entitled Every Something Becoming Nothing we will exhale our breaths consistently into plastic tubing that feeds into a glass jar of ink and soap, creating a fountain of bubbles growing,...
Wannapa P-Eubanks

Wannapa P-Eubanks

Wannapa P-Eubanks is as a butoh inspired dance performer who creates movement inspired by personal memories. She adapts the scores to devise interactive performances and solo dance works. Her performances often stems from a personal experience or a specific memory that grows into a poetic image that she imbues with...
Jeremy Pauly

Jeremy Pauly

If we look at psychology as a science, of reading what the physical world does to the psychical, then we can recognize politics as the collateral damage of this relationship. An essay to make it work, whatever it takes, is on which i concentrate my works, the beauty, the disaster,...
Allen Conkle

Allen Conkle

Allen received a BA in theatre and visual performance from Columbia College in 2000 and later earned an MA in performance studies from San Francisco State University where he currently teaches Performance art, Performance research and Masculinity and Communication. He worked with the critically acclaimed Nomenil Collective in Chicago writing...
Michal Samama

Michal Samama

Michal Samama creates works at the intersection of dance, performance, theater and the visual arts, addressing the fundamental condition of performance – situating a body in the public realm.  Rooted in body and movement, her work moves between the gallery, the theater, and the public space, exploring the different dynamics...
Martine Viale

Martine Viale

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Martine Viale lives and works in Perpignan, France. Based in action art, her work is contextual and Site-specific. Working in the public space and unusual places that can facilitate unpredictable encounters with passersby, she is interested in the momentary loss of bearings and the use of...
CV Peterson

CV Peterson

CV Peterson (Eau Claire/Chicago) is a mad scientist storyteller. They combine scientific exploration and art to examine human-caused environmental devastation. Spinning a whimsical supposition of the planet after Humanity is extinct. In this theorized future plastic is Humanity’s legacy and fungus is the next sentient being to roam the earth....
Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi (CrazinisT artisT)

Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi (CrazinisT artisT)

Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi (CrazinisT artisT) “sHit if not she” Note: [sHe/it…] is Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi’s [crazinisT artisT] bio-political pronoun. Anyone or any institution can ‘responsibly’ use any pronoun of their preference for crazinisT artisT, otherwise just use “sHit” and “sHits” Born 1981 in Ho, Ghana, Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi [crazinisT artisT] works...
Sara Zalek

Sara Zalek

Sara Zalek is a performing artist and facilitator. Rooted in physical investigations of trauma, resilience, and hybrids, their work challenges the capitalist quest for the eternal elixir, and asserts that disruption has the ability to create social and ecological change. Through Butoh Curious and Butoh Chicago, Zalek connects national and...
Vanessa Dion Fletcher

Vanessa Dion Fletcher

Vanessa Dion Fletcher is a Lenape and Potawatomi neurodiverse artist. She graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016 with an MFA in performance and York University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She has exhibited across Canada and the US, at Art Mur...
Mar Serinyà Gou

Mar Serinyà Gou

Mar Serinyà Gou is a visual artist and performer born in Catalonia (Spain) in 1986. Ph.D in Fine Arts and MA from the University of Barcelona. She was formed in voice studies from the Conservatory of Barcelona and she has been done several courses about body conscience to understand how...
Sheila Toledo

Sheila Toledo

My name is Sheila Toledo Ribes and I am currently studying toward my PhD at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. Previously, I completed my Master of Fine Arts at the University of Applied Sciences in Koblenz, specifically at the Institut für Künstlerische Keramik und Glass (IKKG). Since 2008 my...
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...
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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...
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...