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


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Parasol B

Parasol B

Parasol B is an artist exploring interactive and experiential work through sound, electronics, sculpture and painting. She finds it imperative that people have access to artwork they can interact with and finds it intriguing that many people are uncomfortable with touching artwork, even when given permission. She also creates specific messages for people to take...
Michelle Lisa Polissaint

Michelle Lisa Polissaint

Michelle Lisa Polissaint is a visual artist & arts organizer based in Miami, Florida. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Florida International University in Photography & Fiber Based Painting. Her current practice is focused on producing community based activations that encourage artists and community members to form collaborative relationships. As an artist...
Marina Peng

Marina Peng

Marina Peng (b. Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a multimedia installation artist living and working in St. Louis, MO. She received her BFA from Washington University in St. Louis. Her practice combines performance, video, text, and built structures to comment on the rigid social structures that restrict marginalized identities.
Silvi Naçi

Silvi Naçi

Silvi Naçi’s practice investigates gender and cultural identity, language and time, the body as subject/object, and the consequences of patriarchy. The work engages in the dialectic between the aesthetically beautiful and historical genealogy, identity and socio-political structures, the ‘puritan’ and the ‘bitch’. Rooted in feminist ideas, Naçi’s work examines the relationship between power and privilege,...
Furen Dai

Furen Dai

Furen Dai’s practice has focused largely on the economy of culture industry, and how languages lose function, usage, and history. Dai’s hybrid art practice utilizes video, sound, sculpture, painting and collaboration. Her years as a professional translator and interest in linguistic studies have guided her artistic practice since 2015. She has been researching and developing...
Alisa Ruzavina

Alisa Ruzavina

Alisa Ruzavina is a London-based Moscow-bred multicolorist, textile artist, sustainable fashion designer and groovy object maker, whose endeavors are focused on creating wearable holistic visions of celebration and resistance that are filled with love, hope and optimism, that highlight spiritual and ecological concerns and serve as a little charge proclaiming chances for better more fulfilling...
Kale Roberts

Kale Roberts

Kale Roberts is an explosion of queer sportsing energy with a laundry list of identities that informs their practice as a radical storyteller and sculptor. Blasting out of Tampa, FL, they activate SPACE in an art as life practice. One mouthful of the South, a dollop of blind fandom, and an abundance of misinformed history,...
Katie Hubbell

Katie Hubbell

Katie Hubbell’s multimedia practice operates within the formal slippages of installation, sculpture, performance, and video. She examines mass-media aesthetization, highlighting the tensions and comforts embedded within sensuous images. Using objects from everyday life, Hubbell’s practice reveals the flirtations and repulsions, states of boredom and states of obsession, parallels and contradictions which inhabit twenty-first century advertisement...
Erick Medel

Erick Medel

Erick Medel (b.1992) lives and works in Los Angeles. Can one become a real American simply by desiring the same things the dominant culture desires? Even when that stage (middle class ideals) is achieved can one truly be seen as American? Through transformations in materials and form, Medel opens up a dialogue about the customization...
Erin Ethridge + Colleen Marie Foley

Erin Ethridge + Colleen Marie Foley

  Interdisciplinary artists Erin Ethridge(left) and Colleen Marie Foley(right) have been working together as Thorn since 2015. As a collaborative, Thorn questions ideas of shared or composite identity, memory and body. Thorn takes their relationship as subject and tool, searching for places where the physical and psychic boundaries between them soften and become permeable. They negotiate...
Jay Gould

Jay Gould

Jay Gould is a Baltimore based artist and educator whose work is work engages ideas of science and exploration fused with storytelling to create work that invites audiences to share a sense of discovery and a moment of curiosity. He has been dreaming of spaceships, wormholes, time travel and other paradoxes his entire life. Jay...
Sosena Solomon

Sosena Solomon

Sosena Solomon is an award winning social documentary film and multimedia visual artist from Ethiopia. Intuitively selecting subjects and stories, she is particularly interested in spaces of transition and change, acting as a cultural preservationist. Her work, whether presented as a film or an immersive 3-dimensional experience, explores cross sections of various subcultures and communities...