‘To Be Two’

GET TICKETS! At Links Hall August 23 & 24th at 7pm 3111 N Western Ave; Chicago, IL Tickets $10 – 40 As part of the 40th Anniversary Celebration Season Featuring: Tuli Bera, Rebecca Burcher, Angela Luem, Caitlin Rafferty, Saulaman Schlegel, and Emily Thompson, with audience   Adaptive/Responsive Performance Installation Concept & Direction by Megan Young […]

Cloud of Whiteness

Interactive Sculpture, Environment & Performance Space Concept, Design & Direction by Megan Young Performance by Gregory King & Leila Khoury Project Iterations Nuclear Winter: In Collaboration with Gregory King & Angela Davis Fegan Chimeric Whiteness, Or Nightmares Passing as Normal: In Collaboration with Chicago Artists and Audiences Exhibition History: Elevate Dance Chicago, Chicago DanceMakers Forum Ammerman […]

Questions of Safety Answered by Children of Color

Social Practice Action, On-Demand 3D Sculptures Concept by Megan Young with Alexandria Young Developed in Response to A Color Removed, Conceived by Michael Rakowitz Exhibition History City of Cleveland Public Spaces     This community engaged public art project centers listening and imagined futures. The work responds to contemporary questions of safety arising through incidents […]

Longest Walk

Embodied Installation & Public Monument Concept & Direction by Megan Young Print Artifacts by Angela Davis Fegan Project Support by Evan Prunty & Participants Press: Hyperallergic New City Ideastream The Post Exhibition History:  Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art Revolution at Point Zero: Feminist Social Practice Exhibition Open Engagement Chicago: Justice 2016 […]

Scores for Distributed Dancing

Playing Cards, Participant Actions, Experimental Video Series Directed by Megan Young with Participants Performance/Development Support by Angela Luem, Marcia Custer, and Meghan Murphy-Sanchez Exhibition History: Code/Switch Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery Events in Public Spaces: ISEA, City University of Hong Kong SECAC Juried Exhibition, Columbus College of Art & Design     Participants are invited to […]

And Me in My Place

One-on-One Workplace Interventions & Experimental Portrait Series Directed by Megan Young with Participants Project Support by Rena Naltas, Evan Prunty, and Hunter Prunty Exhibition History Art Souterrain – Labor Improbus, Centre de Commerce Mondial Montreal Woman Made Gallery, Documentation Exhibit Rooms to Let:CLE Book & Paper Center Gallery, Columbia College Chicago   How Does Environment […]

Breakwall

Interactive Sound Installation & Ensemble Performance Concept, Direction & Interactive Design: Megan Young Collaborative Performance Development: Angela Luem, Caitlin Rafferty Materials: Sand, paper, wood, piezo (contact) microphone, audio interface, and Mac mini with custom Max MSP software patch Exhibition History: Ingenuity Cleveland Musical Gesture as Creative Interface (Porto, Portugal) Risk: Empathy, Art and Social Practice […]

Space for Myself

Media Performance Direction by Megan Young Collaborative Choreography with Emily Thompson Digital & Interaction Design by Megan Young Exhibition History: Playhouse Square Center   How have our virtual identities shifted our sense of self? This duet of live and projected bodies considers identity formation in the digital age. Collaborative development explores movement habits, insecurities, and […]

Waist High & Elbow Deep

Audience Directed Performance Concept and Direction by Megan Young Music Composition & Performance by Megan Elk Selected Exhibition History: Chicago Cultural Center Salonathon Center for Applied Theater & Active Culture Lubeznik Center for the Arts Links Hall, THAW Chicago Home Theater Festival     Waist High & Elbow Deep presents performers as surrogates, objects, and […]

Unsuccessful Wrestling

Experimental Video (2014) Concept & Design: Megan Young Performance: Sid Branca & Megan Young Cinematography: Chelsey Shilling Interactive Installation (2016) Project Details Below Interactive Installation Support: Kix Nicole, Evan Prunty Interactive Facilitation: Andrea Belser, Laura MacDonald Media Mentions: Returning the Joy to Voting, The Atlantic Akron Works to Bring Joy to Voting, NPR Weekend Edition […]

MegLouise danst Rosas

Interventions in Public Space Experimental Video (2014) 4:20 Minutes Direction/Cinematography/Editing by Megan Young After Choreography by Anne Teresa De Keesmaeker (Open Sourced) Learn more about the Re:Rosas Project Exhibition History: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Lubeznik Center for the Arts Salonathon at Beauty Bar Links Hall THAW 2014 Jackalope Coffee & Tea La Catrina Cafe […]

Watching Brief

Immersive/Responsive Installation Design & Development by Megan Young Interactive Design Support by Leo Selvaggio Devised Performance Collaborators: Allison Anich, Angela Luem, Caitlin Rafferty, and Kelly Skala Exhibition History: Links Hall Chicago Cultural Center Weisman Award Exhibition, Columbia College Chicago Media Mentions: Chicago Examiner Preview Arts Intercepts Review Watching Brief exposes then excavates physical and mental […]