Longest Walk

Embodied Installation, Originally Developed for the 2016 RNC Cleveland Directed by Megan Young with Participants Collaborative Artist: Angela Davis Fegan Documentation: Evan Prunty, Megan Young, James Smith Press: Hyperallergic New City Participate in the Longest Walk: Chicago Follow the Facebook event HERE Saturday, April 22nd at 11:45am and Sunday, April 23rd at 3:30pm LONGEST WALK […]

Space for Myself

Direction by Megan Young Collaborative Choreography with Emily Thompson Cinematography & Editing by Megan Young This feedback system features a physical-digital partnering between solo body and projected digital media. It responds to identity politics and the increasing decentralization of self into virtual platforms. The work draws its generative design methodology from the real life layering […]

Scores for Distributed Dancing

Directed by Megan Young with Participants Performance/Development Support by Angela Luem New Media Distributed Choreography & Interactive Public Performance Exhibition History: Code/Switch Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery Events in Public Spaces: ISEA, City University of Hong Kong Scores for Distributed Dancing playing cards contain simple logical operators. They are distributed to individuals in a specified public […]

And Me in My Place

Directed by Megan Young with Participants Experimental Movement Portraits, Workplace Events Project Support by Rena Naltas Every body is a place of potential energy and each action is just one point on the trajectory of becoming. In fact, we are always becoming. And Me in My Place begins in the diverse workplaces of Chicago with […]

Unsuccessful Wrestling

Interactive Installation Concept & Design by Megan Young Project Support by Evan Prunty Commissioned by Citizen University, Joy of Voting Media Mentions: Returning the Joy to Voting, The Atlantic Akron Works to Bring Joy to Voting, NPR Weekend Edition   The digital installation pairs two viewer/participants as opponents in virtual space. They engage one another […]

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 Timm Megan Young’s iteration of the seminal work, Rosas […]

Breakwall

Installation, Interactive Sound Art, and Activated Performance Direction & Design by Megan Young Interactive Sound Design & Programming by Megan Young With Technical Support by Leo Selvaggio The Breakwall project includes several iterations of participatory, open sourced movement and ensemble sound art with the body as instrument. It is an intriguing sonic landscape and alternative […]

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 […]