Chicago Has Six Young Art Curators You Should Know – Chicago Magazine

Thanks Chicago Magazine and Jason Foumberg for naming me one of the six young curators in Chicago to know! Here’s my profile: Alicia Eler Who: She uses the internet and social media to research, organize, and produce exhibitions and essays, on topics like adolescent self-portraiture, feminism, and pop-culture critique. Eler once co-curated a video art program […]

Performance Anxiety Screening & Reception: Gallery 400 on April 7 at 8pm

PERFORMANCE ANXIETY Gallery 400 at University of Illinois at Chicago 400 S. Peoria Wednesday, April 7 8pm Art critic Alicia Eler and video art collector Jefferson Godard present Performance Anxiety, a program of short video works dealing with performances of cultural identity. In navigating complicated understandings of gender, race, class, sexuality, or existence in on- and […]

“Performance Anxiety” at Gallery 400 w/ Jefferson Godard

Here’s the full write-up about our show on the Gallery 400 blog: Performance Anxiety Performance Anxiety: Video Program Curated by Alicia Eler and Jefferson Godard Wednesday, April 7, 8 pm Come for Gallery 400’s MFA Thesis Exhibition opening 5-8 pm, and stay for: Performance Anxiety, a program of short video works dealing with performances […]


Wanna talk about new modes of global curation? Chicago-based arts writer Alicia Eler and video collector Jefferson Godard have teamed up to curatePerformance Anxiety, a program of seven short videos by  Chicago and New York City-based artists which can only be seen in Europe via Souvenirs from the Earth, a cable television station broadcast in France […]