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Museum as Instrument

Museum as Instrument

A month-long residency brings a group of Chicago-based sound artists to the museum to create a series of new sound works and performances at the museum that turn the building itself into a musical instrument. The residency is curated by Shannon Stratton, Chief Curator of The Museum of Arts and...
Southern Constellations

Southern Constellations

Now entering its third year, Southern Constellations is a curatorial initiative that supports the creation of experimental new works at the museum and connects contemporary art practices in the south. Funded in-part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the program embeds six fellowship artists into Elsewhere’s artist residency for...
I Don't Do Boxes

I Don’t Do Boxes

I Don’t Do Boxes Issue Three : Act Out I Don’t Do Boxes is a magazine exploring LGBTQ+ experience. Each issue is edited by a team of queer-identifying youth and published at Elsewhere, a living museum set inside a former thrift store in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. I Don’t Do Boxes is...
Restore Elsewhere

Restore Elsewhere

Elsewhere needs to restore its 100-year old building to make Elsewhere more accessible, safe and sustainable. Since the beginning, we've been fixing up the building bit-by-bit, but now its time to secure our building for years to come. The building restoration will allow Elsewhere to create twelve live-work artist studios,...
South Elm Projects

South Elm Projects

Greensboro, NC (population 277,100) is home to a vibrant, natural occurring cultural district in its South Elm neighborhood. Through South Elm Projects, Elsewhere is creating site-specific activations of four underutilized alleyways and green-spaces throughout the district. These activations will encourage further, naturally occurring development in the neighborhoods adjacent to South...
2015 Artists

2015 Artists

Elsewhere is pleased to announce the artists selected for South Elm Projects commissions, Southern Constellations fellowships, Museum as Instrument special residencies, and The Residency.
Become a Member

Become a Member

Elsewhere members + sponsors experience the great adventures and mysterious depths of an endlessly changing spectrum of living art. Benefits include a passport guide to Elsewhere, free admissions, special invitations, seasonal members events, public studio access, tax-deductions, and featured thanks in the museum and online. We invite you to join...
Recent Projects
Meredith Kooi

Meredith Kooi

    Meredith Kooi (b. 1985, Chicago) is a visual and performance artist, editor, arts writer, and curator based in Atlanta, GA. She is a Hambidge Fellow and a recipient of Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs 2014 – 2015 Emerging Artist Award. Her recent performance and installation work has been presented by venues across Atlanta including Eyedrum,...
Jeff Kolar

Jeff Kolar

Jeff Kolar is a sound artist and curator working in Chicago, USA. His work, described as “speaker-shredding,” “wonderfully strange,” and characteristically curious,” includes cross-platform collaboration, low-powered radio, and live performance. His work activates sound in unconventional, temporary, and ephemeral ways using appropriation and remix as a critical practice. His solo and collaborative projects, installations, and...
Neighborhood Murals

Neighborhood Murals

  Milagros Collective, Miami, Florida Neighborhood Murals, South Elm Projects, 2015, latex paint For their South Elm project, Felici Asteinza & Joey Fillastre of the Milagros Collective painted a series of site specific murals along South Elm Street that connect architectures and create a sense of visual cohesion for the neighborhood. Each mural incorporates elements of its unique architectural...
Elsewhere-Stock

Elsewhere-Stock

Jane Claire Remick, Washington D.C. Elsewhere-Stock, 2015, various dolls and objects   Jane Claire Remick’s web based project elsewhere-stock is a parody of stock photography websites that challenges the generic qualities of the photography they feature and their supposed political neutrality. For it, Remick created a website that mirrors the design and content of iStock by restaging a set of images...
Blind Field Shuttle

Blind Field Shuttle

Carmen Papalia, Vancouver, Canada Blind Field Shuttle, South Elm Projects, 2015, sightless, individually led and group tours through downtown Greensboro   Carmen Papalia’s non-visual walking tour, Blind Field Shuttle, is an experience in which the artist leads participants on eyes-closed walks through urban and rural spaces. For the project’s Greensboro installation, Papalia designed and led tours of downtown that encouraged participants...
Remember Well

Remember Well

Amy Siegel, Toronto, Canada Remember Well, 2015, mirrors, collection wood, and light fixture Amy Siegel’s installation Remember Well is a glittering kaleidoscope for the 3rd floor reliquary room constructed as a dream machine for transporting the viewer from the mundane world to that of reverie. She says of it, “ I wanted to capture the feeling of peering at...
Amy Siegel

Amy Siegel

Amy Siegel’s work focuses on the way space, history and memory inform the way we experience the world. The ghosts of people, objects and moments breathe life into a place, even in their absence. Physical environments are experienced on multiple levels: what we see, what we remember, and the stories we’ve heard. A particular focus of...
Beth Cohen

Beth Cohen

Beth Cohen created Object Obituaries during her residency.  
Object Obituaries

Object Obituaries

Beth Cohen, Somerville, MA Object Obituaries, 2015, collection items, pen, paper, and photographs.   During her stay at Elsewhere, Beth Cohen acted as the museum’s resident obituary writer, collecting imaginative stories from visitors and staff alike that consider the lives and deaths of a variety of objects in the collection. She also created a station at the museum for visitors...
Jon Brumit

Jon Brumit

  Jon Brumit works creatively with interactive social design, structured improvisation and multi-layered interventions. By design, his objects and public performance situations often produce unpredictable results – occasionally humorous, often sonorous, and always highly interpretable. Brumit has presented solo and collaborative works widely in the US and abroad at venues including the 2008 Whitney Biennial (as Neighborhood...
Joe Jeffers

Joe Jeffers

Joe Jeffers is a co-curator of Museum as Instrument: A Sound Art Residency at Elsewhere. Joe is a musician, producer and Director of 8550 Ohio (Chicago and Chesterhill, OH).
Troy Briggs

Troy Briggs

Troy Briggs works with technology and sound and everyday objects to create subtle interventions in public and private space. These moments, ranging from audio jacks that connect the listener to far-away white noise and single, bare light bulbs that tap out morse code messages sent from across the world, speak to delicacy of human connection...