ABOUT THIS EVENT 

Trap Door uses narrative device, sound and movement to explore Trans politics of visibility and abstraction. Mortality, bodily precarity and embodiment are problematized as ways of seeing and being seen, ignored, clocked and passing. Trap Door exists as a performance project with spoken word, live music and sculpted video elements. 
 

About Nereida Patricia

Nereida Patricia (b. 1996, New York) is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Chicago, IL. Nereida‚Äôs practice spans sculpture, text and performance, and explores themes of history, Trans poetics and identity. Her work draws from postcolonial and feminist theory, Peruvian and Caribbean symbolism, as well as autobiographical fragments to build new mythologies around the transformation of the human body. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute Chicago and has also studied at The New School. Her work has been exhibited at venues including Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago; Roots and Culture, Chicago; Prairie Gallery, Chicago; Annka Kultys Gallery, London; the Museum of the Moving Image, Queens; The Knockdown Center, Queens and POWERPLNT, Brooklyn, among others. 

 

Content Advisory

Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.

Content Advisory

Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.