TUNE IN | Spring 2014
A sketch-based variety web series produced in collaboration with MonkeyWhale Productions, based around an improvizational game of free play called CITY, in which artists and visitors in the museum explore situations in Urbanity.
Artists, publics, and community partners are invited to play CITY Games and participation in on-site TV production throughout the...
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Originally aired on Wednesday, December 4, 2014 on Time Warner Cable News 14 in North Carolina.
A participatory game for one amplifying the ritualistic quality of games to guide players through the museum and into themselves.
This project facilitates dialog around (and the actual creation of) homes for rats and mice in the city of Greensboro. Modular kits were fabricated and then local high school students assembled them, all the while discussing issues of shelter and need. We have a surplus, we have skills, and we can devote the time to...
Shadow Theatre highlights and animates broken toys from the collection, repeating their history of play as a form of haunting. The work was inspired by traditional European shadow theaters and wonder cabinets.
Fascinated by the material legacy left by Carolina Sales proprietress Sylvia Gray that makes Elsewhere possible, Jillian Mayer created a prototype for a low tech storage system to help museum visitors (and imagined customers), contemplate and safeguard their own legacy possessions.
Holstein rearranged the museum’s assemblage of metal junk to create a pictorial tableaux of greed and consumption, based on mythical characters developed through her practice as a painter.
The risers of stairs that connect the 2nd and 3rd floors have been inscribed with floral patterns gleaned from the on-site tapestry collection and poetic fragments of language in antique scrawl. Created through a labor intensive subtractive process—etching away wood and paint- the work compliments and contributes to the signs of decay from the tread...
An exuberantly painted dinner bell system constructed out of an old compressed gas cylinder calls to all three floors. The bells have been paired with a sculptural suite of cakes created for members of the Elsewhere community from collection items to create an atmosphere of enthusiasm in the museum.
The Fabric Castle has been transformed into a secret perch for armchair travelers looking to explore the wonders of the world from a safe distance, while keeping their heads in the clouds.
Jazz Leeb’s circular ribbon-rope sculptures cap the openings to stove-pipes on all three floors of the museum. Streams of ribbon-rope extend from the mouths of the sculptures and playfully articulate a structuring condition in each room as they loop in and out of fissures in the interior façade of the building. While the rope cord...