N O O N E I S A N Y W H E R E
A DISCURSIVE PERFORMANCE AND ART PROJECT HOUSED WIDELY IN THE MINDS OF RORY MURPHY AND STEPHANIE ACOSTA, NO ONE IS ANYWHERE. FOCUSING ON SUBJECTS OF PLACE, OBJECT, MEMORY, ARCHIVE AND THE LIVING, MURPHY AND ACOSTA COMMUNICATE THROUGH DISTANCE ABOUT PROXIMITY.
QUESTIONING IDEAS OF SPACE AND PLACE, WHERE THERE ENDS AND WE BEGIN.
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Stephanie M. Acosta is a multi-disciplinary artist & producer focused on experimental means to experiential goals. Acosta blends performance with practiced based research creating work at once in response to, and creator of, site and space.
Based in Chicago & NY, Acosta has produced with the Anatomy Collective, the Chicago Parks District, High Concept Laboratories, Dance Films Kino, Read/Write Library, No Media, and Radius Radio as well as artists such as Robin Deacon & Erica Mott. Currently presenting work with NO ONE IS ANYWHERE with long time collaborator Rory Murphy entitled Process/Progress and upcoming premier of new solo work Chicago Summer 2014.
Rory Murphy works nationally as a sound engineer & producer, recently at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Champaign-Urbana, IL, where he worked on the continuum of Grammy and Tony award winning artists from around the globe to intimate experimental productions. Murphy earned a BFA in theatre sound design & technology from University of Illinois, and has continued study in multi-disciplinary making with Goat island’s Lin Hixon, Matthew Goulish and Mark Jeffery.
Murphy continues a multi-disciplinary creative practice collaborating with Acosta on writing, objects, installations, sound-scapes, films and performances. His current research includes the life and works of Sergei Prokofiev as well as the history of the transcontinental railway and exploring questions of scale.