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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Carolyn Gennari

Carolyn Gennari

Carolyn Gennari is an interdisciplinary artist working across video, performance, photography, and sculpture. Using the archive as source material, her creative practice is heavily research based and explores how performance and media can generate news ways of thinking about the past. Often beginning her projects within archives and museums, Carolyn traces objects back to present...
Cecilia Sweet-Coll

Cecilia Sweet-Coll

Cecilia is an animator and musician from San Francisco, CA with backgrounds in film, dance, virtual reality, photography, and sculpture. They dig playing where music and movement meet, and their work tends toward the meditative, textural, conceptual, and abstract. Cecilia also coordinates a team of abolitionist artists through JusticeLA and organizes toward housing as a human...
Emerie Snyder

Emerie Snyder

EMERIE SNYDER announced at age five that her hobby was “thinking about lots of things.” It’s still true. Emerie is a NYC-based theatre director and creator of new performance work, focusing on site-responsive theatre, relationships between visual art and theatre, and solo performance. Current projects in development include EXHIBIT, an immersive gallery tour play; DUTIFUL...
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...
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...
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...
Rosa Nussbaum

Rosa Nussbaum

Rosa Nussbaum is a British/German visual artist based in Austin, Texas. Rosa works at the intersection of performance and sculpture, of object and objectification. Her work explores the place where the (female) body touches the institution, submitting to it’s projected desires. During Nussbaum’s residency, she created Keeping Young & Living Longer: How to stay Active & Healthy...
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...
Kevin Brophy

Kevin Brophy

Kevin Brophy is a language-based performance artist based in Tampa, FL, and Pittsburgh, PA, most recently residing in Lawrence, KS as visiting faculty and artist at the University of Kansas. Her research includes the Internet of Things, biased training of AI, our changing psychological response to the screen, and how language functions—past, present, and future—in...
Diana Laurel Caramat

Diana Laurel Caramat

Diana needs some soup right now and then maybe you’ll find them in the bedding section, swimming in linen duvets for a bit. She feels fulfilled in some kind of cul-de-sac upbringing, couch shopping not so different from any experiential art. ‘walkie check’, She confirms and performs for the visitor, ‘yes, that is a thing...
Clare van Loenen

Clare van Loenen

Clare writes about participatory arts practices in independent arts organizations, museums, and archives. Right now she is focused on Elsewhere for the third chapter of her dissertation on artist project spaces between 2001 and 2016. She began her American life as a participant in an artist’s pedagogical project – the Sponge HQ –  where there...
Alma L. Leiva

Alma L. Leiva

Leiva’s research-based practice exists at the crossroads of installation, video, animation, and photography. Within this multidisciplinary approach, she explores issues related to migration, displacement, alienation, loss, the media and the effects of violence on the central American individual and society. In Leiva’s work, personal and collective stories intertwine to create narratives that posit the individual’s vulnerability...