Performance: Marie Walz’s “Nick Rhodes/Outer Space/Waffle”


I had the delightful pleasure of participating in Chicago-based artist Marie Walz’s live performance art piece, “Nick Rhodes/Outer Space/Waffle” (2011) at Food & Performance: A Showcase of Performance Art involving Edibles. Nick Rhodes/Outer Space/Waffle Red Velvet Waffles by Marie Walz performers: Alicia Eler, Gabe Sopocy, Lara Oppenheimer, Marie Walz, Megan Milks Artist Statement by Marie Walz […]

The Edna Kolmas Janis Project (2004–2014)

"Proud of Her Suburban Home" from the series "Alicia as Her Grandma Edna" (2004)

Six months before my grandmother died, I dropped out of Oberlin College and enrolled in the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I felt compelled to be in Chicago, and to help my family care for my grandmother before she passed. I completed the imagery for this project in 2004; now, eight years later, […]