Collaborative Projects

Erica Mott in Cleveland on 09/14/12

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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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Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra in San Francisco

Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra in San Francisco

photo by Berenice Guraieb

CORPO-ILICITO REMIX: THE POST HUMAN SOCIETY 6.9 by La Pocha Nostra
Saturday, January 15th, 2011 at 8pm at SOMArts in San Francisco
$10 advance donation, $12 door donation. No one turned away for lack of funds. Purchase online here.

Labeled as “the most influential Latino experimental arts troupe in the past 10 years,” La Pocha Nostra continues to surprise audiences with their shocking interactive ritual

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Erica and Meredith Miller perform Hexes and Heroes at Links Hall

Erica and Meredith Miller perform Hexes and Heroes at Links Hall

Performance in progress showing of pieces choreographed and performed by Erica Mott for the Victory Project.
Duration 35 minutes (full evening 75 minutes)

Performance will take place January 28th-29th at 8pm and 30th at 7pm , 2011 at Links Hall, Chicago.

Puppeteer and performance artists, Meredith Miller and Erica Mott present works in progress around themes of heroism and self destruction in a shared billed at Links Hall January 28th-30th, … Read more


Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra at La Curtaduria in Oaxaca, Mexico

Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra at La Curtaduria in Oaxaca, Mexico

Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra at el Museo de Ferrocarril in Oaxaca, Mexico August 13th, 2010.

In conjunction with the International Summer Performance Institute, Erica will train and perform with renowned performance artists Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Roberto SiFuentes, and Michelle Ceballos as well as ten Mexican and ten international performance artists. The culmination of the two week residency will be an evening length production including site-specific performances devised by Mexican, … Read more


Stridulate : Hybrid Forms In Voice And Movement

Stridulate : Hybrid Forms In Voice And Movement

Erica performed movement and sound generated with Synapse Arts Collective‘s Stridulate Ensemble. Over the course of a year, Erica has worked intensively with vocalist Dan Mohr and choreographer, Rachel Damon, and two other performers to devise Stridulate: Hybrid Forms in Voice and Movement.

June 12-13 & 19-20, 2009. Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 4pm & 8pm at The Galaxie, Chicago

Created by collaborators Rachel Damon and Dan Mohr, the performance … Read more


The TRADESHOW

The TRADESHOW

Installation, Live Performances, and, Workshops addressing invisible labor and the textile industry. April 2008 Chicago Arts District Special Exhibitions Gallery

Throughout April, Erica in collaboration with performance artist/activist Sheelah Murthy, and activist organizations RATIO and TAMMS Year Ten Campaign fill the Chicago Arts District Special Exhibitions Gallery with interactive art installations, workshops and performances threading connections and weaving cultural work. In conjunction with Artopolis, Chicago’s city-wide celebration of art … Read more


SLIT

SLIT

In collaboration with Synapse Arts Collective, Erica performs with the Synapse ensemble in Grove of the Uncatchables at 

SLIT: An evening of performance + poetry. An open gallery event at

Around the Coyote, Chicago. November 16 and 18, 2007, 8PM.

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Ogtel and Pernod in Closed

Erica collaborates with clown/comedian, Nick Johne under the direction of MUMP and SMOOT Horror Clown, Mike Kennard to create Ogtel and Pernod inCLOSED.

Performances taking place December  7-9th, 2007 at Spareroom, Chicago, December 14-16th, 2007 at Links Hall and January 23rd-25th at Danny Skybox at The Second City.

On an adventure to fulfil her dreams of power and fame,  clown Ogtel and her trusty servant, Pernod consult a twelve … Read more


Structured/Shattered

Erica Premiered her butoh solo, Structure/Shattered at Groping Towards Dance: Butoh and the Origins of Movement

September 14 – 16, 2005 at Chicago Cultural Center Sydney R. Yates Gallery, 4th floor

Groping Towards Dance: Butoh and the Origins of Movement, curated by Nicole LeGette, showcased emerging butoh artists from across the country. This event was presented by blushing poppy productions in partnership with The Chicago Cultural Center and the Spareroom.… Read more


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