May 7th 2019

We Series Festival: A Ritual For Sleep

@ Elastic Arts

3429 W Diversey Ave, Ste 208, Chicago, IL 60647

Opening Tuesday, May 7th, from 8PM - 8AM

On view through Tuesday, May 28th

We each have an effect on the rooms we enter. With our presence we bring our personal experience and hidden motivations. We encounter others who bring the same. And in this ecology we can develop a common purpose that amplifies, refracts, upsets, or transcends the notions we brought in with us. Just by being together we are making meaning, with and for each other.

We Series is a festival presenting live art that blurs the boundary between performance and reality. Every Tuesday in May, the We Series offers rituals, participatory performance, and immersion in artist-led experiences.

Because your presence at the We Series affects us all, we ask some things of you:
-Arrive knowing your presence is part of the event. You may be called to participate.
-Depending on the evening, bring bedding, a mask, or an item for trade. Read instructions carefully.
-If you are able, donate by free will to the artists.

We Series is presented by Elastic Arts and all events take place at 3429 W Diversey Ave.

May 7th, 8pm-8am, doors locked at 1am

We Series: a ritual for Sleep
Featuring 5am moon, Mistress Moonbones, Andrew Tham & Jeff Kimmel, Mabel Kwan, Ida Cuttler, Kim Alpert, Adrian Wong

This chapter is a ritual for rest, sleepers, and insomniacs. Lullabies, existential exhaustion, cuddling, dreams, sleeplessness, nightmares, snoring. This very special edition of the We Series runs overnight at Elastic Arts with guests invited to sleep over. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a blanket, a sleeping bag or pad, pillows, and anything else you would like to sleep with.

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