1224 W Loyola Ave, Chicago IL
January 11, 2022 - January 22, 2022
Created together in democratic collaboration among artists Rosé Hernandez, Ginger Krebs, Bryan Saner, Aurora Tabar, and Sara Zalek, with videography by Rustel Weiss. WATCHTOWER is a temporary collaborative performance ensemble. We move and use the body in alternative ways in order to challenge its domestication. We inhabit socially abnormal behaviors, for example the body as animal, aging, multi-gendered, deformed and full of contradictions. The decision to be in relation to otherness is central to the work we make. We create a way of being that allows us to be ourselves in good faith with each other and this practice is healing. Our work is responsive rather than scripted. We prioritize taking time and attending to place.
WATCHTOWER 12-12-12 was made for New Capital Projects closing show in December 2012. The video projection at Roman Susan will be on view directly from street each evening after sunset, while the space is closed to the public.