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Make Safe, Make Space

Make Safe, Make Space

For her residency Nsenga Knight hosted a series of conversations for members of the black community in Greensboro to explore connections between perceptions of physical safety and psychological well being. These conversations centered around the restructuring of Leslie Kelman’s “Safe Place” fabric fortress, through the addition of a window, new flooring and resecured...
Mandalas, Elsewhere China and Elsewhere Rainbow

Mandalas, Elsewhere China and Elsewhere Rainbow

The mandalas Elsewhere China and Elsewhere Rainbow by Hillerbrand and Magsamen were constructed out of collection materials. They are part of an ongoing series in which the artists examine their relationship to the material goods that sustain and provide structure to their lives. As Mary Magsamen notes, the mandalas can be seen as a model for...
Flannery's Bunker

Flannery’s Bunker

  A reinstallation of the museum’s collection of military surplus as a display of historical artifacts. Whittington has included a gallery of newly polished mess kits that have been artfully engraved by WWII soldiers, including “Flannery” for whom the work has been named. These items came to the museum in the mid 1940s when the Gray...
Jillian Mayer - Southern Constellations Fellow

Jillian Mayer – Southern Constellations Fellow

Jillian Mayer steeps her artistic practice in the verisimilitude of a generation that came of age in the 1980s. Mayer calls upon drawing, photography, video, online platforms, installation, and performance to enact scenarios of apathy, dysfunction, and disillusionment. Indoctrinated into expectations of upward mobility, instant gratification, and the succinct finesse of a television sitcom and...
WFDD's Triad Arts with David Ford | July 18, 2013

WFDD’s Triad Arts with David Ford | July 18, 2013

Elsewhere’s Southern Constellations Artist-in-Residency Invites Audience to Become Performers July 18. 2013 WFDD’s David Ford sits down with NEA Southern Constellations Fellow, Andrew Raffo Dewar to talk about the Southern Constellations Program and hear a selection Material Music, the graphic score Dewar created during his residency at Elsewhere. Click here to listen to the interview on WFDD.org. Click here to...
WUNC's The State of Things | July 16, 2013

WUNC’s The State of Things | July 16, 2013

New Projects at Greensboro’s Elsewhere Museum Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Live from the Upstage Cabaret at Triad Stage in downtown Greensboro, Frank Stasio of WUNC’s The State of Things sits down with Elsewhere Founding Director George Scheer, Southern Constellations Fellow Nikita Gale, CoLab Teaching Artist Christopher Kennedy, and I Don’t Do Boxes Editor Red Behnke, to discuss two new...
Nikita Gale - Southern Constellations Fellow

Nikita Gale – Southern Constellations Fellow

Nikita Gale is a self-taught conceptual artist who holds a BA in Anthropology (Archaeological Studies) from Yale University. She has exhibited in numerous shows in Atlanta, Georgia; Santa Fe, New Mexico and New York City, New York. She was an Artist-in-Residence at The Center for Photography at Woodstock in Woodstock, New York in 2011 and...
Material Music

Material Music

"Material Music" is a series of open ended graphic and tactile musical scores by Southern Constellations fellow Andrew Raffo Dewar designed to guide the creation of sound and movement based performances. They are composed of materials found in the Elsewhere collection chosen for their formal qualities- shape color, texture- rather than for their meanings as...