Aug 29th 2015

Collected Woes is a haul video, trunk show, open bar, all-can-eat, free-for-all, taste-test, junk yard, yard sale of the weight carried thus far. Sit down for an uninterrupted marathon — Hoarding: Buried Alive, Pilot Episode: re-insert the malignancy and simulate the purge.

Performances By:
Charles L. Rice
David Perales Albert
David Hall
Paula Pinho Martins Nacif

Charles L. Rice, “The Forbidden Experiment (Truffles)”

Truffles the clown has been found. Currently learning to assimilate with human society in isolation for now.

Charles L. Rice is a Chicago based artist focusing in performance, found objects, and photography. His work is based off his personal narrative of being an orphan and creates art that confronts audiences to contemplate the emotional barriers we all face. Growing up in the suburbs of northern Chicago, Charles continued his education at Arizona State University and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. Recently, Charles graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Masters in Fine Arts focused in Performance.

David Perales Albert, “Congruent Lines”

We are together. On some level you have thought the same things that I have, perhaps simultaneously.
We are familiar. At one time, our paths have crossed, even if they have not crossed simultaneously.
You are shedding. I am shedding. You and I will be here in some way, somehow always: simultaneously.

David Perales Albert is an interdisciplinary artist currently living and working, in Chicago, Illinois. During his undergraduate degree in Halifax, Canada, David became interested in video, performance, installation, and sound. His work has explores the self in relation to space, measurement, and linguistics.

David Hall, “A Brief History of Loss”

David Hall is an artist who writes in sentences and works with materials already charged with significance

Paula Pinho Martins Nacif, “Fado vadio / Credo mudo”

TUDO COMEÇOU (it all began) com (with)
PARA ACABAR (to end) o (the)
DEVE FAZER-SE SANGUE (there should be blood), ISTO É (that is), FAZE-LO SANGRAR (make him bleed)

Paula Pinho Martins Nacif was born on 19.9167° south of the Equator and 43.9333° west of the Prime Meridian. She was raised at 38.7139° north of the Equator and 9.1394° west of the Prime Meridian. Now, she is an artist and organizer living in the mid(west)dle and working with digital media, performance and writing. Her work has been shown online and off. She has controlled crowds in Chicago, Illinois.

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