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


projects
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...
Seder

Seder

Join Elsewhere for the 8th annual evening of traditional foods with an untraditional telling of the Passover story across the museum’s 3 floors. Elsewhere’s Seder connects Jewish liberation with historic and contemporary liberation texts.

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Ni Aquí, Ni Allá (Neither Here, Nor There)

Ni Aquí, Ni Allá (Neither Here, Nor There)

Edison Peñafiel (Sunrise, FL) January 2018. Installation documentation. Video projection, rope, luggage, trunks. 10′ x 12′ x 10′ ft.  Peñafiel’s works, influenced by his experiences as a migrant, are immersive multi-media installations that integrate animated video projections and sound seamlessly with physical objects. Ni Aquí, Ni Allá (Neither Here, Nor There), on Elsewhere’s 3rd floor, is a fantastical parade of...
CHANNELS

CHANNELS

Mandy Messina (Oklahoma City, OK) January 2018. Video. 4 minutes. CHANNELS imagines various African Nations as former colonizers through the familiar format of TV. Installed on museum televisions, the video surfs channels showcasing snippets of fictional commercials and programs. Stitched into each short is a fabricated language Messina constructed that is both recognizable yet unidentifiable with any particular existing...
Elsewhere Filters

Elsewhere Filters

Jeremiah Jones (Brooklyn, NY) January 2018. Sculptures made with miscellaneous museum collection materials. Dimensions variable. Elsewhere Filters are a set of small sculptures comprised of collection crystals, gems, and objects Jones selected through exploring the museum with his cell phone lens. Inspired by the lack of permanence at Elsewhere, these non-descript objects were made to be lost and found: a wire inserted...