Breakwall

Interactive Sound Installation & Ensemble Performance Concept, Direction & Interactive Design by Megan Young Technical Support by Leo Selvaggio Exhibition History: International Conference on Musical Gesture as Creative Interface (Porto, Portugal) Risk: Empathy, Art and Social Practice Exhibition (GASP Fair, Fereshteh Toosi) Site: Lab at ArtPrize 7 Dance in the Annex Chicago Arts District FIGMENT […]

Cloud of Whiteness

Interactive Sculpture, Environment & Performance Space Concept, Design & Direction by Megan Young Performance by Gregory King & Leila Khoury Exhibition History: SPACES Gallery, First 100+ Days The Current Sessions, On Resistance Media Mentions: CAN Journal Plain Dealer     This interactive environment and performance piece replicates our political climate. As the socio-historical construct of […]

And Me in My Place

Experimental Movement Portraits, Social Practice Directed by Megan Young with Participants Concept & Design by Megan Young Project Support by Rena Naltas Exhibition History Woman Made Gallery Rooms to Let:CLE Book & Paper Center Gallery, Columbia College Chicago Every body is a place of potential energy and each action is just one point on the […]

Longest Walk

Embodied Installation & Social Practice Directed by Megan Young with Participants Collaborative Artist: Angela Davis Fegan Documentation: Evan Prunty, Megan Young, James Smith Press: Hyperallergic New City Exhibition History:  2016 Republican National Convention (unofficial) Revolution at Point Zero: Feminist Social Practice, Columbia College Chicago Open Engagement Chicago: Justice   LONGEST WALK is an installation of […]

Scores for Distributed Dancing

HACKING SOCIAL CODES: 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 […]

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 Awarded 2016 OAC Individual Excellence Performance/Facilitators: Angela Luem, Penelope Hearne, Meghan Murphy-Sanchez, Emily Rose, Aerica Siegel, Marcia Custer, Emily Thompson Additional Project Support: Alex Borgen, Caitlin Rafferty, Bryan Saner, and Kelly Skala Exhibition History: Chicago Cultural Center Salonathon Outerspace […]

MegLouise danst Rosas

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 Performers: Alex Borgen, Isabelle Collazo, Penelope Hearne, Chih Hsien Lin, Angela Luem, Meghan Murphy-Sanchez, Caitlin Rafferty, Emily Rose, Kelly Skala, and Amanda Time Megan Young’s iteration of the seminal work, Rosas […]

Floating, Falling

Experimental Video (2012) 6 minutes Crafted as private experience, intended for viewing on personal devices Direction & Editing by Megan Young Cinematography by Chelsey Shilling Text & Performance by Megan Young (video preview) Sometimes when I look at myself, I’m terrified / A perfect likeness of my sister clawing her way out of my body […]

Watching Brief

Immersive/Responsive Installation Design & Development by Megan Young With Collaborators: Allison Anich, Angela Luem, Caitlin Rafferty, and Kelly Skala Interactive Design Support by Leo Selvaggio Watching Brief exposes then excavates physical and mental boundaries, contexts and movement artifacts. Proximity, contact, and conversation become triggers for interactive vignettes. Press: PREVIEW OF WATCHING BRIEF REVIEW OF WATCHING […]

‘To Be Two’

Direction by Megan Young With Performers Rebecca Burcher, Julia Smith, Emily Thompson Misty Luminais, Dramaturge Sound Design, Megan Young An immersive movement experience constructed by audience with performers, ‘To Be Two’ considers the tenuous space between where embodiment ends and all others begin. It mirrors the messy and muddled construction of self in real life […]