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The Victory Project plays at Roulette in NYC

The Victory Project plays at Roulette in NYC

photo by Todd Clark

Following our showcase at the Audio Art Festival this past November in Krakow, Poland, Ryan Ingebritsen and I were invited to perform The Victory Project at Roulette, a prestigious center for experimental art in the United States that was founded in 1978 by Jim Staley, David Weinstein and Dan Sennthree composers to present concerts of music, dance and intermedia in a Tribeca loft.

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Wasteland, Water, Words featured at IN >TIME Festival of Performance Art in Chicago

Wasteland, Water, Words featured at IN >TIME Festival of Performance Art in Chicago

I am excited to be part the 2013 IN >TIME performance art festival!

This newly expanded biennial will showcase international and local artists exhibiting in 14 diverse venues across the city of Chicago.

Organized by Mark Jeffery, the festival will showcase outstanding performance work from January 11–March 2, 2013. Trevor Martin and I will be featured as a double bill on the weekend of February 22nd (8pm), 23rd (8pm) and … Read more


Erica Mott in Cleveland on 09/14/12

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Erica returns as Artist in Residence at NES Arts Center Skagastrond, Iceland December 2012

Erica will return to NES artist residency with video art collaborator, Clint Wilson. They will be working on the next layer of research, including field studies and site-specific improvisations for the on-going Vikings and Cowboys Project. If you missed the first show of this series, Five Gaits, Four Wall, Fourteen Knots at Dance Center Columbia College this past March, you can check out some excerpts from Clint and Erica’s … Read more


La Pocha Nostra’s Live Art Laboratory

La Calera, Oaxaca, Mexico
August 19th-September 3rd, 2012

This summer’s workshop will be led by troupe members Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Dani d’Emilia (Brasil), Erica Mott (USA), Saul Garcia Lopez (Canada) and Emma Tramposch of La Pocha Nostra and involves 12-day intensive sessionson performance art with a focus on the human body as a site for creation, reinvention, memory and activism. We will also place particular emphasis in the relationship between the 

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Palimpsest 1.3 a hit at Toronto’s Free Fall Festival

Erica and long time collaborator, Coman Poon (re[public] in/decency) led a lecture performance, Palimpsest 1.3, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the 20th anniversary of NAFTA in conjunction with Toronto’s Festival for Experimental Performance, Free Fall.
Here’s what one of our viewers had to say:
During our exciting week at Free Fall, we worked beside an amazing group of performers from Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. … Read more

Cowboys and Vikings Ride On

Thank you to all of you who attended Receiver at The Dance Center Columbia College this past March. We had an excellent first showing of Five Gaits, Four Walls and Fourteen Knots featuring the talents of Bryan Saner, Blake Russell, Chris Knowlton, Mauren Bizcutt Avant Garde, Ryan Ingebritsen (sound) and Clint Wilson (video). If you missed the event you can see a short excerpt from the work created by Nadia Read more

Time Out Chicago gives Critics’ Pick for film

Erica’s and Nadia Oussenko’s film of Revised and Revisited will be shown March 4-10. Read the Time Out Critics’ Pick.

Hyde Park Art Center, Mar 04 2pm–4pm; Mar 06 6pm–8pm; Mar 08 2pm–4pm; Mar 09 6pm, 2pm–8pm, 4pm; Mar 10 2pm–4pm. 5020 S Cornell Ave (at 51st St) (773) 324-5520… Read more


Preview of “Revised and Revised” in Tulsa

This article appeared in today’s Tulsa World:

New Genre Festival performer invites audience to add stories By JAMES D. WATTS JR. World Scene Writer, 2/24/2012

Nevermind what the TV ads for products such as Ancestry.com might say – delving into one’s family history is rarely easy or complete. Memories fade, documents disappear and unhappy truths are ignored as some families’ trees get relentlessly pruned, whether by chance or design. Yet … Read more


Thank you for an amazing 2011

2011 has been an amazing year of growth and development in my artistic practice. This could not have happened without the support of my community of fellow artists, the supprtive and forward thinking funding of Chicago Dancemakers Forum, Driehaus Foundation, The Illinois Arts Council, The Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture, and the additional support of Links Hall, The Ingenuity Festival, The Chicago Park District, and many wonderful individual supporters … Read more


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