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 activation mirrors our current political climate. As the sociohistorical construct […]

Breakwall

Interactive Sound Installation & Ensemble Performance Concept, Direction & Interactive Design: Megan Young Installation & Tech Support: Leo Selvaggio, Kix Nicole Performance Development: Angela Luem & Caitlin Rafferty Project Support: ArtPrize Seed Grant, Amy Wilson/DITA, Site:LAB Exhibition History: Ingenuity Cleveland International Conference on Musical Gesture as Creative Interface (Porto, Portugal) Risk: Empathy, Art and Social […]

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 […]

Longest Walk

Embodied Installation & Public Monument Conceived & Developed by Megan Young with Angela Davis Fegan Project Support by Evan Prunty Press: Hyperallergic New City Exhibition History:  2016 Republican National Convention (Market Park & Public Square) Revolution at Point Zero: Feminist Social Practice, Columbia College Chicago Open Engagement Chicago: Justice (University of Illinois in Chicago)   […]

And Me in My Place

Experimental Movement Portraits, Social Practice Directed by Megan Young with Participants Project Support by Rena Naltas Exhibition History Woman Made Gallery, Documentation Exhibit Rooms to Let:CLE Book & Paper Center Gallery, Columbia College Chicago   How Does Environment Influence Sense of Self? This socially engaged project examines the process of identity formation within community contexts. […]

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 Exhibition: Ingenuity Cleveland Center for Applied Theater & Active Culture (CATAC) The digital installation pairs two […]

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 […]

UW Techniques

Experimental Video (2014) Concept & Design: Megan Young Performance: Sid Branca & Megan Young Cinematography: Chelsey Shilling Exhibition: Center for Applied Theater & Active Culture (CATAC) 3rd Language, 2014 Sweat Fest, Chicago Columbia College Chicago, InterArts Building Columbia College Chicago, C33 Congress Display Project Support: Prairie Center of the Arts, Artist Residency Center for Applied […]