Bun Stout is an Indianapolis-born, Chicago-based artist. Their multidisciplinary artwork mostly lives within queer nightlife, the bus there and back, and personal spaces of their collaborators. Their practice unites physical and digital media to tell stories about imaginary futures and catalyze brief experiences of transformation. The resulting artworks are wearable augmented reality sculpture, collaborative editorials and the lived experiences of the wearers themselves.
Stout has spoken about their work at the Kinsey Institute and is a recipient of the Southern Graphics Council International Undergraduate Fellowship. Exhibitions include interactive installations at Soho House Chicago, the Cucalorus Film Festival, Ars Electronica and a solo exhibition at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. They hold a BFA in Printmaking from Indiana University and an MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.