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Date City Venue Country
Tour: Cowboys & Vikings Across Chicago
09/16/16 - 09/17/16 Chicago Steelworkers Park United States
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: East 87th at Lake Michigan Chicago, Illinois 60619. We are thrilled to return to the Southeast Chicago Community and Steelworkers Park because of it’s rich history of labor and production and the diverse communities that shaped the development of the Calumet region. Trials and Trails will be performed in the remaining rubble of the U.S Steelwork Iron Ore yard, where the steel that was used to build Chicago’s skyscrapers and railways was manufactured for over 100 years. This performance encourages dialogue around the contemporary reinvention of economy and environment in the post-industrial age so clearly represented by the Calumet region. All performances are free and open to the public. No ticket required. Please join us!
09/24/15 - 09/25/15 Chicago Steelworkers Park United States
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: East 87th at Lake Michigan Chicago, Illinois 60619. ‘Trails and Trials’, the final part of the trilogy, will be performed and filmed on site at the Steelworkers Park in Calumet on Chicago’s Southside September 24th and 25th.
09/04/15 Chicago, IL Pritzker Park United States
Time: 4:20pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 310 S State St. “Thank Dance Its Friday! (TDIF!)” is a FREE dance concert series hosted by Audience Architects in partnership with the Chicago Loop Alliance at 4pm every Friday from August 7 – September 4.
06/17/15 - 06/18/15 Chicago Indian Boundary Park United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2500 W Lunt Ave, Chicago, IL 60645. ‘Five Gaits, Four Walls, Fourteen Knots’, the first part of the Cowboys and Vikings Trilogy, will be performed and filmed on site at the Indian Boundary Park in Chicago’s West Ridge neighborhood on the Northside June 17th and 18th.
01/29/15 - 01/31/15 Chicago National Museum of Health and Medicine United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 175 W. Washington St.. 3 Singers is a captivating techno-opera that explores the female body’s relationship with machinery, particularly in labor, production and policy of the textile industry. This three-song cycle draws intersections between pre-civil war agricultural production, the industrial revolution, and the contemporary ‘sweat shop.’ 3 Singers refers to the three vocal performers as well as their three sewing machines, each modified with Arduino technology to interrupt the performer’s voices as well as control sampled sound and video in the immersive installation. More information
01/22/15 - 01/24/15 Chicago National Museum of Health and Medicine United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 175 W. Washington St.. 3 Singers is a captivating techno-opera that explores the female body’s relationship with machinery, particularly in labor, production and policy of the textile industry. This three-song cycle draws intersections between pre-civil war agricultural production, the industrial revolution, and the contemporary ‘sweat shop.’ 3 Singers refers to the three vocal performers as well as their three sewing machines, each modified with Arduino technology to interrupt the performer’s voices as well as control sampled sound and video in the immersive installation. More information
11/06/14 - 11/08/14 Krakow Crickoteka Poland
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: ul. Szczepańska 2, 31-011 Kraków. The international premier of 3 Singers, a captivating techno-opera that explores the female body’s relationship with machinery, particularly in labor, production and policy of the textile industry. This three-song cycle draws intersections between pre-civil war agricultural production, the industrial revolution, and the contemporary ‘sweat shop.’ 3 Singers refers to the three vocal performers as well as their three sewing machines, each modified with Arduino technology to interrupt the performer’s voices as well as control sampled sound and video in the immersive installation.
09/11/14 Cleveland, Ohio Content Marketing Instistute United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Participated in panel discussion about movement and technology
07/12/14 Chicago Experimental Sound Studio United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5925 N. Ravenswood. Since 1999, our Artist Residency Program (ARP) has provided more than 50 artists and ensembles with the opportunity to create new works that explore sound in a variety of artistic genres and cultural contexts. Projects have included audio art, music, installation, cinema, and other disciplines. From July 12th to August 24th, ESS will present the work of our 2013/14 resident artists in an exhibit in Audible Gallery, and at an opening event with live performances and a screening.
07/11/14 - 07/12/14 Chicago the CUBE United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $125. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1771 W Greenleaf Ave. BREATH, BODY, VOICE with Fides Krucker Our voices come from our bodies. They are an extension of how we feel and they tell a true story. When we sing songs we use feeling and form to express and communicate our state of being. This two-day workshop will be physical and practical. You will walk away with a better understanding of how you can learn from your voice and thus work towards health and balance – both vocal and emotional! We will use simple partnered and solo exercises as well as sighs and long tones – finally landing, with guidance, in a song. This work is of benefit to actors, singers and dancers as well as non-performers.
Tour: Cowboys & Vikings Across Chicago
06/17/14 - 06/18/14 Chicago Indian Boundary Park United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2500 W Lunt Ave, Chicago, IL 60645. This summer, Erica Mott Productions is excited to present our trilogy at three distinct sites rooted in and inspired by the history of Cowboys and Vikings in Chicago and Illinois. We are currently partnering with the Ragdale Foundation and the Chicago Park District to present the the trilogy as a part of the Ragdale Spotlight series and 2015 Night Out in the Parks Festival.
06/08/14 Chicago DEFIBRILLATOR United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1136 N Milwaukee Ave. Founding members Guillermo Gomez-Peña & Roberto Sifuentes and Core LPN troupe member Erica Mott in an evening of recent live art images selected from their performance archives.
03/29/14 Cleveland Cleveland Mini Maker Faire United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 325 Superior Ave E. Presented by the Cleveland Public Library (CPL) and Ingenuity Cleveland, the 2014 Cleveland Mini Maker Faire (CMMF) builds on the areas rich culture of innovation, invention, creativity, and making things.
11/16/13 Chicago, IL Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago United States
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 220 E Chicago Avenue. Venue phone: 312.280.2660. As part of the Chicago Dancemakers Forum Showcase, Cowboys and Vikings will be performing at MCA Chicago main stage, November 16th, 7:30 pm. There will also be a performance of “Winged Victory Dressing”, featuring Kristin Mariani and Erica Mott, between 1-5 pm in the Gallery. READ MORE
09/12/13 Lake Forest, Illinois Ragdale Ring United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1260 N. Green Bay Road. Venue phone: 847.234.1063. In celebration of Ragdale’s new garden theater, the Ragdale Ring, The Cowboys and Vikings Project will take our unique collision of Nordic and borderlands masculinity outdoors. Come join us for an evening of performance under the stars on September 12th at 7pm. The evening will open with a sound and object performance featuring Ryan Ingebritsen, Jenna Lyle, and one of the 3 Singer sewing machines.
07/06/13 Brooklyn, New York Corpus Insurrecto @ Grace Space United States
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 840 Broadway, Second Floor. Venue phone: 646.578.3402. As part of the Brooklyn International Performance Festival, Erica Mott Productions presents, CORPO INSURRECTO. More info can here: http://www.bipaf.net/bipaf/about
06/10/13 - 06/24/13 Athens International Performance Intensive @ La Pocha Nostra Live Art Laboratory Greece
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. This summer intensive will be led by troupe members Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Erica Mott & Saul Garcia Lopez. The focus will be on new performance art strategies and the human body as a site for creation, reinvention, memory and activism. At the end of the workshop we will have an epic jam session open to the local arts community. This amazing cross-cultural, cross-disciplinary and cross-generational laboratory will only host 22 participants.
06/03/13 - 06/08/13 Subotica MA in International Performance Research Program Summer School in Subotica Serbia
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Performance workshop and presentation, MAIPR (MA in International Performance Research) Program Summer School in Subotica, Serbia
05/29/13 - 06/02/13 Novi Sad Cultural Centre of Novi Sad Serbia
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Katolicka porta 5. Venue phone: 381 21 52 89 72. Performance Workshop and Lecture at International Symposium on Pedagogy and Performing Arts Studio – Laboratory for performing arts
03/22/13 Brooklyn, New York Roulette United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15 general admission/$10 seniors,members,students. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 509 Atlantic Avenue. Venue phone: 917.267.0363. The Victory Project is an interactive duet installation between composer/electronic musician, Ryan Ingebritsen, and performance/dance artist, Erica Mott. The touring version of the Victory Project features choreography, object design and performance by Mott, sound composition and performance by Ingebritsen, interactive video design by John Boesche, light design by Todd Clark, and dramaturgy by Ginger Farley. Presented as part of Roulette’s “Composer/Choreographer” series. READ MORE More information
02/24/13 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 General Admission / $10 Students. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 773.281.0824. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. 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. Check out the full festival schedule for more info! Following upon last year’s presentation of 5 Gaits, 4 Walls and 14 Knots at Dance Center Columbia College, which explored the mythology of cowboy archetypes, I returned to Iceland to conduct research about viking mythology and culture. Wasteland, Water, Words is the result. It forms the second part of The Cowboys and Vikings Project and features movement by Chris Knowlton, Bryan Saner, Brian Shaw, Blake Russell as well as an original sound score by Ryan Ingebritsen in collaboration with Icelandic viking metal band, Celestine. Trevor Martin and I will be featured as a double bill on the weekend of February 22nd (8pm), 23rd (8pm) and 24th (7pm) at Links Hall. Hope to see you at IN TIME! READ MORE More information
02/23/13 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15 General Admission / $10 Students. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 773.281.0824. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. 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. Check out the full festival schedule for more info! Following upon last year’s presentation of 5 Gaits, 4 Walls and 14 Knots at Dance Center Columbia College, which explored the mythology of cowboy archetypes, I returned to Iceland to conduct research about viking mythology and culture. Wasteland, Water, Words is the result. It forms the second part of The Cowboys and Vikings Project and features movement by Chris Knowlton, Bryan Saner, Brian Shaw, Blake Russell as well as an original sound score by Ryan Ingebritsen in collaboration with Icelandic viking metal band, Celestine. Trevor Martin and I will be featured as a double bill on the weekend of February 22nd (8pm), 23rd (8pm) and 24th (7pm) at Links Hall. Hope to see you at IN TIME! READ MORE More information
02/22/13 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15 General Admission / $10 Students. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 773.281.0824. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. 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. Check out the full festival schedule for more info! Following upon last year’s presentation of 5 Gaits, 4 Walls and 14 Knots at Dance Center Columbia College, which explored the mythology of cowboy archetypes, I returned to Iceland to conduct research about viking mythology and culture. Wasteland, Water, Words is the result. It forms the second part of The Cowboys and Vikings Project and features movement by Chris Knowlton, Bryan Saner, Brian Shaw, Blake Russell as well as an original sound score by Ryan Ingebritsen in collaboration with Icelandic viking metal band, Celestine. Trevor Martin and I will be featured as a double bill on the weekend of February 22nd (8pm), 23rd (8pm) and 24th (7pm) at Links Hall. Hope to see you at IN TIME! READ MORE More information
12/01/12 - 12/31/12 Skagastrond NES Iceland
Erica has an artist residency with NES through the month of December, 2012.
11/23/12 Krakow Audio Art Festival Poland
Time: 8:00pm. Address: Bunkier Sztuki. The Victory Project, performed with Ryan Ingebritsen, incorporates image, text, movement and elements of puppetry to dismantle body parts and allegories that confuse and conflate patriotism and perversity.
10/29/12 - 11/02/12 Helsinki MAIPR Experimental Arts Program United States
La Pocha Nostra Teaching Residency and Lecture Performance.
10/15/12 - 10/27/12 Amsterdam University of Amsterdam Netherlands
La Pocha Nostra Teaching Residency and Lecture Performance.
10/03/12 - 10/15/12 Graz Steirischer Herbst Festival Austria
La Pocha Nostra Premieres Corpo Insurrecto.
09/14/12 - 09/13/12 Cleveland Ingenuity Festival United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 900 Superior Avenue Suite 104. Venue phone: 216.589.9444. The new duet installation version of The Victory Project will be featured for eight performances during Cleveland’s premiere festival of art and technology, Ingenuity Fest. READ MORE More information
09/13/12 Cleveland, Ohio International Women’s Air and Space Musuem United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. By any means necessary, a lecture performance by Erica Mott Is “Victory” a gendered notion? What are the costs and benefits of achieving it? Award winning choreographer and visual performance maker, Erica Mott, shares her research, process and art creating addressing women’s roles in war and victory at a special performance lecture in conjunction with Cleveland’s annual festival of art and technology, Ingenuity Fest
09/11/12 Chicago, IL The Arts Club of Chicago United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 201 East Ontario Street. Erica performs a duet with fashion designer, Kristin Mariani.
09/02/12 - 09/06/12 León, Guanajuato EL FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE Mexico
Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra.
08/07/12 - 08/12/12 Monterray Latin American Theater Festival United States
La Pocha Nostra Teaching Residency in Monterrey, Mexico.
03/24/12 Toronto gallerywest United States
Time: 3:00pm. Address: 1172 Queen Street West. Venue phone: 416-913-7116. Re[public] in/decency presents THE PALIMPSEST PROJECT 1.3, a time-based performance/lecture with Coman Poon (Toronto) and Erica Mott (Chicago) that examines how reified boundaries and palimpsested landscapes affect our embodied sense of self and place.
03/08/12 - 03/10/12 Chicago Dance Center at Columbia College Theater United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $26, $21 seniors. Address: 1306 S. Michigan Ave. In collaboration with Rachel Damon/Synapse Arts and The Space/Movement Project, Erica received a MetLife New Audiences Grant to show the first phase of her research into the cultural archetypes of Cowboys and Vikings. Performers Bryan Saner, Blake Russell, Chris Knowlton and Mauren Bizcutt Avant Garde will perform Four Walls, Five Gaits, Fourteen Knots as part of a triple bill evening entitled Receiver. READ MORE
03/08/12 - 03/10/12 Chicago Dance Center at Columbia College Theater United States
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 1306 S. Michigan Ave. In collaboration with Rachel Damon/Synapse Arts and The Space/Movement Project, Erica received a MetLife New Audiences Grant to show the first phase of her research into the cultural archetypes of Cowboys and Vikings. Performers Bryan Saner, Blake Russell, Chris Knowlton and Mauren Bizcutt Avant Garde perform Four Walls, Five Gaits, Fourteen Knots as part of a triple bill evening entitled Receiver, at the Dance Center Columbia College, Chicago, 1306 S. Michigan avenue, Chicago.
03/04/12 - 03/10/12 Chicago Hyde Park Art Center United States
Time: 2:00pm. Erica and Nadia Oussenko present a film of Revised and Revisited at the Hyde Park Art Center.
02/25/12 - 02/26/12 Tulsa, Oklahoma Living Arts of Tulsa New Genre Festival United States
Time: 1:00pm. Erica performs “Revised and Revisited,” a performance installation that uses Mott’s own family history as a starting point to examine the process of memory, the permanence of what was once there and the rituals that can either keep a family together or tear them apart. She also conducts a master class in “Cultural Erasure” and devising new dance with objects, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday the 25th, at Liggett Studio, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
02/24/12 - 02/25/12 Tulsa Living Arts United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15, $10 for Members, Students a. Erica will perform her solo installlation Revised and Revisited as part of 19th annual The New Genres Festival, a two week interdisciplinary festival of visual and performing arts from around the United States. In addition to installing and performing, she also be leading workshops in interdisciplanry performance devising and excavating personal narrative for performance. READ MORE
02/24/12 - 02/25/12 Tulsa Living Arts United States
Time: 1:00pm. Erica will perform her solo installlation Revised and Revisited as part of 19th annual The New Genres Festival, a two week interdisciplinary festival of visual and performing arts from around the United States. In addition to installing and performing, she also be leading workshops in interdisciplanry performance devising and excavating personal narrative for performance.
02/19/12 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 at the Door / $12 Online / $. Box office: 773.281.0824. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Arte No Es Fácil Inspired by interviews with Cuban Artists at the 2009 Havana Biennial, Arte No Es Fácil is a project based on creating relationships beyond pictures between Cuba and the U.S. through the manifestation of art. The first phase of this project is a three –week interdisciplinary festival of performance and installation January – March 2012 at Links Hall. Each weekend features a pairing of emerging artists from Havana and Chicago with similarities based on art-form, content or strategy. The pairs collaborate on new pieces of work featuring performance art, video, performed and written text, dance, photography and experimental music. The co-creaters plan on remounting the festival in Havana later in 2012. For more information about the project, please visit www.ArtenoesFacil.com READ MORE
02/19/12 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Erica participates in Arte No Es Facil, a festival linking contemporary Cuban and American artists in unique collaborations. Erica performs in conversation with fashion designer, Yali Ramagoza Sanchez combining two different solo performances (Mott’s Revised and Revisited and Sanchez’s The Bag Lady) into a collaborative series of wearable installations.
02/11/12 Chicago Dance Center at Columbia College Theater United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 1306 S. Michigan Ave. Woman-made Performance: Differing experiences on art making from the female perspective This spring the Dance Center will present works from five companies with women at the helm. From varying generations and backgrounds, this discussion will explore the experiences of female creators in the performance world. Panelists: Margaret Jenkins, Naomie Kremer, Rachel Damon (Synapse Arts), Erica Mott (Erica Mott Productions), and representatives from The Space/Movement Project READ MORE
02/11/12 Chicago Dance Center at Columbia College Theater United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 1306 S. Michigan Ave. Erica is a panelist for “Woman-made Performance: Differing experiences on art making from the female perspective.” Other panelists in the discussion include Rachel Damon, Margaret Jenkins, Naomie Kremer, and representatives of The Space/Movement Project.
01/29/12 USA/Canada Info on re[public] in/decency United States
Time: 4:00pm. Erica gives information about her ongoing collaboration with Coman Poon. “re[public] in/decency is an inter-arts activist initiative and creative think tank that explores the trans-national intersections between live art, social justice activism and arts-informed pedagogy.”
01/01/12 USA Thank You United States
Time: 12:00pm. Erica Mott thanks everyone for their support. “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 such as yourself.”
10/06/11 - 10/09/11 Chicago Northerly Island Visitor Center United States
Time: 8:00pm. The Victory Project is presented at Northerly Island Visitor Center. The performance features movement from Joy Davis, Silvita Diaz-Brown, Suzy Grant, Karen Faith, Melissa McNamara and Erica Mott developed through intensive research and training in Mott’s unique interdisciplinary methodology. Chicago composer Ryan Ingebritsen adds a shifting soundscape generated directly from the dancers’ movement and mixed live.
10/01/11 Santa Fe Santa Fe Art Instititute United States
Time: 8:00pm. Erica is selected to work in residence at the Santa Fe Art Institute. There she will write about her her year long movement research on the Victory Project and continue her creation of the dual channel installation performance for the Cowboys and Vikings Project.
09/16/11 - 09/18/11 Cleveland Ingenuity Festival United States
Time: 3:00pm. Address: 900 Superior Avenue Suite 104. Venue phone: 216.589.9444. The Victory Project performs site-specific Installations in down town Cleveland at The Ingeniuity Fest, an amazing festival linking technology and the arts and taking place on the Veterans Memorial Bridge.
08/26/11 - 08/27/11 Chicago Woman Made Gallery United States
Time: 8:00pm. The Victory Project performs a series of performance installations, solos and trios developed during our research/movement development period. These studies focus on the female body as a representation of the nation state and victory in art and literature from the 17th century to present day. Movement by Erica Mott, Silvia Diaz-Brown, Joy Davis, and Karen Faith.
07/19/11 Chicago Beauty Bar United States
Time: 7:00pm. Erica Mott, along with performers Suzy Grant and Melissa McNamara explore women’s bodies’ relationship to war and notions of victory using the 1950’s as a backdrop in this excerpt showing of The Victory Project Trilogy, Mothering Disaster.
04/27/11 Minneapolis Bryant Lake Bowl United States
Time: 8:00pm. Erica Mott presents excerpts from her Chicago Dance Makers Forum commissioned work *The Victory Project*, a series of evening length performances investigating the female body and its complicated relationship with war, victory and the creation of labor through the male gaze.
04/19/11 Chicago Woman Made Gallery United States
Time: 6:00pm. Erica Mott and choreographer Sara Shelton Mann discuss the intersections and divergences in their unique approaches to and employment of objects in performance.
04/01/11 - 04/02/11 Chicago Ruth Page Center for the Arts United States
Time: 8:00pm. Erica performs excerpts of work from The Victory Project in “Going Dutch,” an evening of dance featuring strong, creative and unique female choreographers, all with ties to the Chicago area.
03/02/11 Toronto Double Double Land Canada
Time: 7:30pm. Erica Mott, presents the short dance film Revised and Revisited followed by a performance lecture on creative re-use of discarded materials and disregarded spaces in performance. Toronto based performance artist/activist, Coman Poon, and Erica (who collaborate under the name re[public] in/decency) share their findings over two weeks of research at hub14 into embodied cognition and transgenerational memory for their latest movement installation, The Palimpsest Project.
02/20/11 - 03/05/11 Toronto hub 14 Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Erica participates in a Live-In Residency at hub 14 in Toronto. There she and collaborator Coman Poon conduct research with Toronto based artists and community groups in preparation for their latest performance installation, The Palimpsest Project.
02/16/11 - 02/19/11 Toronto 32nd Annual Rhubarb Festival of Contemporary Performance Canada
Time: 8:00pm. re[public] in/decency perform the third incarnation of their performance installation How to Survive While in Exile.
02/12/11 - 02/13/11 Toronto CIUT 89.5FM Canada
Time: 5:00pm. Erica Mott and Coman Poon were invited to CIUT 89.5FM to speak about their work as re[public] in/decency.
01/28/11 - 01/30/11 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Object manipulators Erica Mott and Meredith Miller team up for a double-bill in Hexes and Heroes.
01/28/11 - 01/29/11 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Erica and Meredith Miller perform Hexes and Heroes at Links Hall. The shared bill includes works in progress around themes of heroism and self destruction.
01/15/11 San Francisco SOMArts United States
Time: 8:00pm. Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra, an ever growing cross-disciplinary arts organization and non-profit based in San Francisco, California with the desire to cross and erase dangerous borders including those between art and politics, art practice and theory, artist and spectator – ultimately to dissolve borders and myths of purity whether they be specific to culture, ethnicity, gender or language.
09/01/10 - 09/30/10 Skagastrond NES Iceland
Time: 8:00pm. Erica spends September as an artist in residence at NES in Skagastrond, Iceland. In addition to conducting research for the Victory Project, she also began a series of landscape performances called the Vikings and Cowboys Project.
08/13/10 Oaxaca Museo de Ferrocarril Mexico
Time: 8:00pm. Erica performs with La Pocha Nostra for the culmination of a two week residency with renowned performance artists Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Roberto SiFuentes, and Michelle Ceballos as well as ten Mexican and ten international performance artists.
07/27/10 Malerargues Rot Hart International Arts Center France
Time: 8:00pm. Erica performs excerpts from the collboratively generated performance, Stridulate under the direction of Rachel Damon and Dan Mohr.
06/13/10 - 06/25/10 Penland Penland School of Crafts United States
Time: 6:00pm. In a unique collaboration with puppet designer and performer, Clare Dolan, Erica co-designs and teaches a course for the Penland School of Craft this summer on Moving Faces: Puppetry and Portraiture.
06/03/10 Chicago Chicago Pop Up Gallery United States
Time: 6:00pm. Open studio performance-in-progress on Thursday June 3rd 6-8pm. Chicago Pop-Up Gallery, 220 S Wabash.
06/01/10 - 07/31/11 Chicago Lab Artist Program United States
Time: 8:00pm. Erica receives prestigious Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist Award. From June 2010-July 2011 Erica will be developing new choreography based on intensive research into the intersections between objects and dancers’ bodies.
06/01/10 Tour Tour United States
Time: 6:00pm. Erica performs and teaches residencies in New York, North Carolina, Malerargues, France, Oaxaca, Mexico, and Skagastrond, Iceland.
04/26/10 - 05/23/10 Chicago SPOKE United States
Time: 6:00pm. re[public] in/decency, in collaboration with dressmaker and visual artist Kristin Mariani, present The Palimpsest Project, an integrated arts-based investigation of the relationship between personal and collective memory.
12/17/09 - 12/19/09 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Erica performs Revised and Revisited, a solo that traces Mott’s memory and absence of memory of her ancestry.
08/13/09 - 02/14/10 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Erica performs versions of the solo piece, On the Practice of Dying, August 13-16, 2009 and February 12-14th, 2010.
08/13/09 - 08/16/09 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Erica performs a new solo dance developed during her July residency at Ragdale called On the Practice of Dying at Rustbelt Revival presented by Links Hall.
06/12/09 - 06/20/09 Chicago The Galaxie United States
Time: 8:00pm. Erica performs 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
01/17/09 - 01/18/09 Chicago Links Hall United States
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. re[public] in/decency’s How to Survive While in Exile premiers. This interdisciplinary piece was created over winter 2008-2009 as part of a trans-national collaboration between Coman Poon (Toronto, Canada), Erica Mott (Chicago, USA), Sheelah Murthy and 16 college prep students of the Hsinshu International School (Taiwan).
04/01/08 - 04/30/08 Chicago Chicago Arts District Special Exhibitions Gallery United States
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 and culture.
01/23/08 - 01/25/08 Chicago Danny Skybox at The Second City United States
Erica collaborates with clown/comedian, Nick Johne under the direction of MUMP and SMOOT Horror Clown, Mike Kennard to create Ogtel and Pernod in CLOSED.
12/14/07 - 12/16/07 Chicago Links Hall United States
Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824. Erica collaborates with clown/comedian, Nick Johne under the direction of MUMP and SMOOT Horror Clown, Mike Kennard to create Ogtel and Pernod in CLOSED.
12/07/07 - 12/09/07 Chicago Spareroom United States
Erica collaborates with clown/comedian, Nick Johne under the direction of MUMP and SMOOT Horror Clown, Mike Kennard to create Ogtel and Pernod in CLOSED.
11/16/07 - 11/18/07 Chicago Coyote United States
In collaboration with Synapse Arts Collective, Erica performs with the Synapse ensemble in Grove of the Uncatchables at SLIT: An evening of performance + poetry.
08/14/07 Minneapolis Minneapolis Fringe Festival United States
Erica performs the inPrint Project, a sculptural dance performance choreographed by Erica Mott with movement by Erica Mott, Rachel Damon, Elisa Foshay, Anida Yoeu Ali, and Cristol Sabbagh.
06/08/07 - 06/10/07 Chicago Links Hall United States
Address: 3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207. Venue phone: 773.281.0824.
01/01/07 - 12/31/10 Chicago and Toronto Various United States
Time: 6:00pm. Erica performs On Love and the Lack Thereof, a solo clown performance celebrating the art of sacrificial love and all the propaganda which sells it to us.
09/14/05 - 09/16/05 Chicago Chicago Cultural Center United States
Erica premiers her butoh solo, Structure/Shattered at Groping Towards Dance: Butoh and the Origins of Movement.
07/15/05 - 07/16/05 Chicago Chicago Cultural Center United States
Erica Mott and Nicole LeGette perform a piece, What To Forget, in conjunction with the sculptures of Petah Coyne.
07/10/05 Chicago Lurie Gardens Celebration United States
Erica performs Dis*Card* a solo buffoon and butoh inspired site-specific performance.
04/01/05 - 07/10/05 Chicago PAC/Edge Performance Festival United States
Erica performs Dis*Card* a solo buffoon and butoh inspired site-specific performance.

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