Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


Residents
William Cordova

William Cordova

William Cordova’s work attempts to reconcile ideas of displacement and transition through the use of alchemy, ephemeral residue and vernacular architecture that continually shifts and shapes what could be described as our contemporary situation.
Rontherin Ratliff

Rontherin Ratliff

Rontherin Ratliff is known for creating textural assemblages and sculptural work that examines contemporary society. In 2009, Works and Process at the Guggenheim NYC commissioned the set installation for the production of Peter and the Wolf of which Ratliff lead the artistic direction and co-creation.  In 2010 Ratliff exhibited at Diverse Works in Houston Texas and...
YATTA

YATTA

YATTA is a Houston-born digi-poet, artist, and musician currently based in New York. Using incantations born of loop pedal drones, folk acoustics, and ecstatic beats, they alchemize and creolize jazz standards with Krio cries. Past performances, readings, and workshops have taken place at healing spaces, farms, backyards, festivals, galleries, museums, conferences and universities all over....
Joshua Moton

Joshua Moton

Joshua Moton is a visual artist and cellist who through sound, textiles, and installations depth charges wells of Afro-Atlantic dynamism to conjure up works which provoke a sense of environmental and cultural shift. Their work meditates black freedom in the 21st century, and the renegotiation of the parasitic networks of power and privilege weft into...
Ash Eliza Smith

Ash Eliza Smith

Ash Smith is a director, designer and new media artist who grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina and currently resides in a seaside city known for its innovative biotech hubs, military zones, and techno-animistic possibilities. Ash choreographs site-specific performances, designs interactive experiences, and writes stories for film, stage, and...
Saba Taj

Saba Taj

Saba Taj is a Southern Muslim artist and activist based in Durham NC. Heavily inspired by Islamic stories and speculative fiction, Saba uses mixed media practices to illustrate the liminalities of diasporic identity through the creation of hybridized femme-monsters. Taj remixes cultural references from her South Asian, American, Muslim, and queer identities, and explores themes...
Lucas Baisch

Lucas Baisch

Lucas Baisch is a playwright and text-based visual artist, originally from San Francisco, currently based in Chicago. His work spawns from interests in youth culture, technology, and contemporary depictions of iconoclasm. The work aims for the queer, crude, and aesthetically curious, citing a punkish and playful affinity for the irreverent. He holds a BFA in...
Vivian Charlesworth

Vivian Charlesworth

Vivian Charlesworth‘s objects and immersive environments create a space for physical interplay between the viewer and the artwork. Each piece fosters a sensation of stepping into the middle of a story. In order to make the viewer aware of their own gaze, Charlesworth immerses them within fragmented narratives that ask to be reassembled. Each viewer creates...
Edek Sher

Edek Sher

Edek Sher earned an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016 and a BA from Kenyon College in 2013. Sher’s work focuses on the individual’s creative role when confronted with faceless corporations and abstractions like climate change and mass surveillance. Blending his interest in literature, electronic media, and internet subcultures, Sher creates experimental...
Ben Bowden Lee

Ben Bowden Lee

Atlanta based artist Ben Bowden Lee enjoys exploring things like tragedy, loss, and dark humor. Lee typically works with photographic images, books, and the occasional knickknack. Often seen lurking around estate sales or abandoned buildings, he utilizes the found image/object as his main source of inspiration and material. Lee also grew up in a family...
Lily Reeves

Lily Reeves

Lily Reeves‘s work looks at the epistemology of the sacred throughout history and into postmodernity. She incorporates spiritual ideologies alongside existential philosophy in her work to ratify ideas and interactions between the mind, body, and spirit. With her installations, performances and sculptural objects, Reeves delineates the boundaries of the soul and provides experiences to heighten the...
Craig Smith

Craig Smith

Craig Smith is an American media artist whose art and research focuses on the process, aesthetics, and ethics of human‐to‐human interactivity in contemporary art, especially photography, sound, and socially engaged performances. Smith’s research – based practice can be produced in innumerable locations because of its effort to combine the history of a particular site with...