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


Residents
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...
Anthony Warnick

Anthony Warnick

Anthony Warnick is an aspiring amateur librarian. He currently lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been in residence at FutureFarmers (San Francisco) and SOMA (Mexico City, Mexico) among others, and has exhibited at Katherine E. Nash Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), The Soap Factory (Minneapolis, MN), SPACES (Cleveland, OH). His work is often a humorous...
Dana Robinson

Dana Robinson

Dana Robinson finds her paradise in Greensboro, North Carolina, surrounded by old toys and dusty fabric. She dives into the gleaming void and brings something like art back to the surface. The strange and mysterious Elsewhere holds many secrets and Dana will capture and bring back only the most alluring. Robinson is currently in residence at...
Justin Rabideau

Justin Rabideau

Justin Rabideau’s recent body of work has been focused on the exploration of discarded materials and how these materials can be utilized to create a connection between the forgotten/past to the new/now. By using found/salvaged pieces of wood, discarded furniture and other objects of personal interest, Justin creates works that have direct connections to the neighborhoods/spaces...
Chris Flower

Chris Flower

Montreal based artist Chris Flower animates the inanimate. His photo-based work often captures unexpected qualities found in everyday common objects. Flower currently resides at the Elsewhere Museum in Greensboro North Carolina where he is conducting an exploration of unseen, invisible, or interstitial spaces, the in-between, and the unfamiliar side of the familiar.   Flower is currently in...
Emily Jan

Emily Jan

Emily Jan is a huntress of objects and stories. She hails from Montreal, by way of southeastern Utah, South Africa, Mexico, and California. Her sculptures and installations recall both the museum and the wunderkammer, combining the found with the handmade, and evoking the faraway and fantastical as well as the everyday. She is guided in...