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


2015
The Urban Gray Ballroom

The Urban Gray Ballroom

Troy Briggs, Jon Brumit, Joe Jeffers, Jeff Kolar, Meredith Kooi, Michael Milano, David More and Shannon Stratton (Chicago, IL) The Urban Gray Ballroom is a street-side staircase theater equipped with a sound system and custom console that includes inputs for the museum’s organ, a Werkstatt-01 synthesizer donated by Moog, as well as a handmade radio transmitter...
Two Bizarre and Unexplained Deaths

Two Bizarre and Unexplained Deaths

Two Bizarre and Unexplained Deaths, George Jenne, Chapel Hill, NC Digital video, radio transmitter and receiver, and installation featuring books and items from the collection. Presented in a vintage mirror frame, George Jenne’s video installation patches together an apocalyptic tale from fragments of text woven from book collection sources as varied as Walker Percy’s novel “Love...
Sports of All Sorts : Annual Extravaganza

Sports of All Sorts : Annual Extravaganza

SPORTS OF ALL SORTS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 FROM 8PM TO 2AM AT ELSEWHERE | 606 S. ELM STREET, GREENSBORO On October 17, Elsewhere hosted Sports of All Sorts, our annual fundraising extravaganza. A night of festive sporting, competition, triumph, and exceptional feats of human sociability with three floors of new artworks, installations, live music and performances. Thanks to...
Museum as Instrument

Museum as Instrument

A month-long residency brings a group of Chicago-based sound artists to the museum to create a series of new sound works and performances at the museum that turn the building itself into a musical instrument. The residency is curated by Shannon Stratton, Chief Curator of The Museum of Arts and Design in New York and...
Neighborhood Murals

Neighborhood Murals

Milagros Collective, Miami, Florida Neighborhood Murals, South Elm Projects, 2015, latex paint Neighborhood Murals is a series of site-specific murals along South Elm Street that connect architectures and create a sense of visual cohesion for the neighborhood. Each mural incorporates elements of its unique architectural context along with forms modeled on the cracked plaster shapes on a weathered wall at...
elsewherestock.com

elsewherestock.com

  Jane Claire Remick, Washington D.C. elsewherestock.com, 2015, interactive new media, digital photographs   Jane Claire Remick’s web based project elsewherestock.com is a parody of stock photography websites that challenges the generic qualities of the photography they feature and their supposed political neutrality. For it, Remick created a website that mirrors the design and content of iStock by restaging a set...
Blind Field Shuttle

Blind Field Shuttle

Carmen Papalia, Vancouver, Canada Blind Field Shuttle, South Elm Projects, 2015, sightless, individually led and group tours through downtown Greensboro   A non-visual walking tour, Blind Field Shuttle, is an experience in which the artist leads participants on eyes-closed walks through urban and rural spaces. For the project’s Greensboro installation, Papalia designed and led tours of downtown that encouraged participants to particularly...
Remember Well

Remember Well

Amy Siegel, Toronto, Canada Remember Well, 2015, mirrors, collection wood, and light fixture Amy Siegel’s installation Remember Well is a glittering kaleidoscope for the 3rd floor reliquary room constructed as a dream machine for transporting the viewer from the mundane world to that of reverie. She says of it, “ I wanted to capture the feeling of peering at...
Object Obituaries

Object Obituaries

Beth Cohen, Somerville, MA Object Obituaries, 2015, collection items, pen, paper, and photographs.   During her stay at Elsewhere, Beth Cohen acted as the museum’s resident obituary writer, collecting imaginative stories from visitors and staff alike that consider the lives and deaths of a variety of objects in the collection. She also created a station at the museum for visitors...
Stitched Together

Stitched Together

Robert Lach, West Orange, NJ Stitched Together, 2015, armchair stuffing and upholstery   For Stitched Together, Robert Lach sculpted a nesting colony for the skylight in the third floor stairwell with materials picked from the skeleton of an old tattered armchair. Taking a bird’s eye point of view on the museum and its materials, his project brings attention to...
Hopscotch

Hopscotch

Hopscotch, Agustina Woodgate, Miami, FL, South Elm Projects. For her project, Agustina Woodgate charted a hopscotch course over public sidewalks throughout the South Elm neighborhood. Running from numbers 1693 to 3082, it first emerges from a drain opening by the rail line that divides downtown and then snakes around the neighborhood past businesses, residential homes,...
Verasimilitude

Verasimilitude

  Verasamilitude, Julie Moore, Austin, TX Installation including a variety of household items and furniture from the collection, performance During her residency at Elsewhere Julie Moore converted one of the third floor installation rooms into a tiny apartment as comedy set. It was designed to showcase humorous space saving and domestic efficiency solutions from the vintage future perspective...