If you visit Chicago then make sure to visit the Defibrillator Gallery where performance artist Angeliki Chaido Tsoli is currently completing her academic training as a Curatorial Assistant.
Αngeliki Chaido Tsoli is an interdisciplinary visual artist working predominantly in the field of performance art. Her practice is rooted in a visual-conceptual arts discipline. In 2013, Tsoli graduated with distinction from the department of Fine and Applied Arts, Aristotle university of Thessaloniki. Furthermore, in 2011-2012, she studied with the Erasmus program at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia - Facultad de Bellas Artes in Spain. She is co-founder of the platform [mind the] G.A.P. – Gathering Around Performance. She is interested in exploring and understanding new cultures, building bridges and contributing her knowledge as an artistic and pedagogical tool. Angeliki Chaido Tsoli left Athens in 2016 to take up her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as a Fulbright Graduate Student. She recently graduated with work that explores the political, poetic and displaced body through actions in the public space, photography, video, sound, installation and experimental writing. Angeliki aims to create an open space to start a dialogue, create awareness, and challenge the existence of social, economic, cultural, and class-based inequalities. Moreover, she is interested in a conceptual approach to education and the medium of performance art.
DFBRL8R Performance Art Apprentice Program is an alternative pedagogical system of structured mentorship designed to provide professional experience, practical knowledge, and applicable skills to artists who want to be versed in the presentation of time-based artistic practices.