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


projects
Live Streaming

Live Streaming

Alejandro Franco (Miami, FL) May 2018. Installation documentation. Found metal objects, cardboard, broken glass and china. Dimensions variable. Live Streaming is a heartfelt, life-size diorama made with recognizable objects that encapsulates a single moment of North Carolina’s natural landscape. Working within Elsewhere’s ecosystem of objects that constantly migrate and transform, this sculptural installation stands almost as by natural law of...
Elsewhere Goes To Madison

Elsewhere Goes To Madison

Overview Reckon Holler Box Tire Mobile Happening at Bicentennial Overview Elsewhere Goes To Madison was an off-site Rural Residency in April 2018 that engaged artists and citizens through interactive, socially engaged works produced for the “Madison Music Fest,” celebrating the town’s Bicentennial. This inaugural residency session invited national and local artists to stay and work at the Reckon Holler residency outside...
What's Underneath That Rock?

What’s Underneath That Rock?

Rimona Law (Portland, OR) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Audio interviews, interactive surveys. A collection of questions and reflections, What’s Underneath That Rock? brings together residents of Rockingham County to consider the ways in which water wells make rural life both possible and precarious. This project is funded by an award from the North Carolina Arts Council,...
Instructions On Waving

Instructions On Waving

Sidney Stretz (Greensboro, NC)  Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Photographs & real life observations, ink, paper, xerox copies. “Waving to your neighbors is a customary sign that you belong to a place. Individuals have expressed this greeting (when traveling to and from) in a myriad of ways, from short gestures to exaggerated movements.” After studying and noting a...
Project #2

Project #2

  Adam Carlin (Greensboro, NC) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Interactive installation documentation. Object images, written audience responses. Carlin leads a performative exercise in storytelling through objects as a way for participants to dream new ways for businesses to collaborate. The stories will be compiled into a publication gifted to the aforementioned stores. This project is funded by an...
These Madison Times!

These Madison Times!

Avery Cousins (Staunton, VA) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Performance documentation. Archival and oral history research, acrylic on wood. After discussing and documenting conversations with numerous Madison residents and archivists, Cousins performed a brief history every hour on the hour at the Madison Music Fest. Cousins also painted a quote from a local archivist on to a...
Project #1

Project #1

Adam Carlin (Greensboro, NC) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Installation documentation. Audio interviews, collected video and images. Dick Cartwright is a Madison business owner who defined his establishment through the pet pig he placed in front of his store to attract customers. Inspired by this story, Carlin introduces Downtown Madison passersby to the pets of multiple store employees in front...
Memory Lane Photo Booth

Memory Lane Photo Booth

Karmella Fiebke (Rockaway Beach, NY) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Interactive installation documentation. Photo booth inside of former school bus. Memory Lane Photo Booth invites Madison residents to ride the driver’s seat and record a souvenir inside of Box Tire Mobile– a 35-foot bus renovated to exhibit works for the town’s Bicentennial. In this interactive installation, participants dress...
Dress-Up

Dress-Up

Hannah Lewis (Fort Myers, FL) March 2018. Performance documentation. Repurposed museum collection garments, fabric, mannequins, wood, found bubble wrap. Dress-Up is comprised of vintage garments – sizes 2-4 – from Elsewhere’s collection that have been deconstructed and expanded to accommodate sizes 22-26. The altered clothes are displayed on mannequins that Lewis altered to reflect her own body’s measurements....
Vessel

Vessel

Antoina B. Larkin (Savannah, GA) March 2018. Installation documentation. Hair in museum walls, collection glass & wood, gold leaf, interactive book. Dimensions Variable Vessel is an installation that explores what it means to preserve one’s identity, which the artist believes involves more than the traditional ways of record keeping such as census records and birth certificates. Inspired...
PERIODIC CHARGE

PERIODIC CHARGE

Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) February 2018. Documentation demonstrating interactive elements of sculpture. 27 Elsewhere items, epoxy resin, fiberglass, Qi charging system, receivers. 18.5″ x 22″ x 33″ in.  PERIODIC CHARGE is a public smartphone lounge and practical charging commons at the museum’s admission desk. Focusing on Elsewhere’s collection materials as a natural resource, Björnsdóttir and local...
Glimpse

Glimpse

Carolyn Clayton (North Adams, MA) February 2018. Documentation demonstrating interactive elements of sculpture. Pulverized museum collection objects, wood, glass, masonite, metal armature, Raspberry Pi. 10″ x 33″ x 42″ in.  Past-life viewing station Glimpse gives viewers the ability to experience and speculate on the past, present, and future forms of Elsewhere collection. Four objects were intuitively chosen by artist...