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


2011
Somewhere Elsewhere | Najva Sol

Somewhere Elsewhere | Najva Sol

September 14, 2011 – October 11, 2011 collaborators: Najva Sol, Leslie Kelman, Erica Curry, Ted Blumenthal + Mae places: 1st Floor, 3rd Floor Somewhere Elsewhere is a collection of video works by Najva Sol that explore installations on the museum’s third floor. Sol asked staff and residents of Greensboro to re-interpret existing spaces as the setting for small vignettes...
Cabinet of Curiosity Drawer | ETC Collective

Cabinet of Curiosity Drawer | ETC Collective

September 21, 2011 – October 25, 2011 collaborators: Nicole Lavelle + Miles Mattison
Touching Us | Lauren McCarthy

Touching Us | Lauren McCarthy

September 7, 2011 – September 27, 2011 collaborators: Lauren McCarthy places: 1st Floor, Collaboratory The Relation Station is a series of interactive two person games invented by our fall 2011 resident Lauren McCarthy. She used doll parts, lamp shades, masks and other sundries from the collection to create a situation where participants have to work with one another physically to...
About Face | Lauren McCarthy

About Face | Lauren McCarthy

September 7, 2011 – September 27, 2011 collaborators: Lauren McCarthy places: 1st Floor, Collaboratory lauren transforms two lampshades by using different masks and faces and turns them into rotating hats giving the wearers the option of easily changing their appearance.
Take A Moment | Lauren McCarthy

Take A Moment | Lauren McCarthy

September 7, 2011 – September 27, 2011 collaborators: Lauren McCarthy places: 1st Floor, Collaboratory lauren uses a corner of the collaboratory and creates the “relation station” a wall of interactive pieces that investigate identity, interaction, and physical contact. with “take a moment” she uses a fan that opens between two participants who are conversing and interrupts them by creating a...
Hard Catalog | Andy Sturdevant

Hard Catalog | Andy Sturdevant

September 7, 2011 – September 27, 2011 collaborators: Andy Sturdevant places: 1st Floor, Natural History Hard Catalog is a series of twelve narratives about pieces of the collection coupled with illustrations of them mounted to wood panels. Andy centered his research of the material world of Elsewhere on a dimension of objecthood that, prior to his arrival, was rarely considered...
The History of Dust | Tiny Circus  (Jenn Stratton, Carlos Ferguson, Johanna Kasimow)

The History of Dust | Tiny Circus (Jenn Stratton, Carlos Ferguson, Johanna Kasimow)

August 24, 2011 – September 20, 2011 collaborators: Tiny Circus, Sam Hoolihan, Christopher Kennedy, Lucia Carroll places: 1st Floor, Collaboratory The History of Dust is a short animation created by our friends Tiny Circus from Grinnell, Iowa. While here they produced the animation and experimented with several of our dolls and toys in order to create characters for a proposed series of...
Utility Crutch | Ben Garthus

Utility Crutch | Ben Garthus

August 24, 2011 – September 13, 2011 collaborators: Ben Garthus In a strange twist he was momentarily slowed down during his residency because of an injury, but instead of letting this injury stop him from creating, he reworked his crutches into a piece of art.
Super Wheely Ball  |  Ben Garthus

Super Wheely Ball | Ben Garthus

Super Wheely Ball is a newly invented game of strength, strategy and teamsmanship brought to us by Ben Garthus. Ben works with game design and play. His is a practice that challenges the routine of pedestrian life. While here he created a game using a wheelchair and some crutches. August 24 – September 13.   ...
Lady's Harp | Daniel Fishkin

Lady’s Harp | Daniel Fishkin

August 3, 2011 – September 10, 2011 places: 1st Floor collaborators: Daniel Fishkin, Rob Peterson, Ben Garthus, Sam Hoolihan, Hernan Woodgate Lady’s Harp was a large scale electroacoustic instrument installed in the Fabric Workshop. Daniel brought a wealth of material and conceptual knowledge to the space. His giant piano string instrument was an experiment in microtonal music and...
Messages in Motion | Laura Deutch

Messages in Motion | Laura Deutch

August 17, 2011 – September 8, 2011 collaborators: Laura Deutch places: everywhere Messages in Motion is a traveling video postcard production site founded and run by Laura Deutch, one of our summer 2011 artists. She came to Elsewhere and used the storefront window theater as an interface with the community outside. She initiated a robust partnership with the...
Folk Feng Shui | Jess Hirsch

Folk Feng Shui | Jess Hirsch

August 10, 2011 – September 6, 2011 collaborators: Jess Hirsch, Layet Johnson, Alexandra Barao, Emily Hadland, George Sheer, Clare Yaghjian, Daniel Fishkin places: 1st Floor, 2nd Floor, 3rd Floor, Roof