Joelle Mercedes

Program Overview
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Joelle Mercedes

  • March – May 2020
  • Chicago, IL

Joelle Mercedes is an artist and educator who has presented works in various forms at: TrueQué Residencia Artística (Ayampe, Ecuador), ACRE Projects, Links Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, Compound Yellow, Roman Susan, Threewalls, Sherman Park Branch Library, Hyde Park Arts Center, Sullivan Galleries (Chicago), Lynden Sculpture Garden Gallery (Milwaukee) and the California Institute Of The Arts (Valencia, CA) . Joelle recently participated in Strange Attractors, a book project curated by Nomaduma Rosa Masilela for the 10th Berlin Biennale: We Don’t Need Another Hero (2018). He currently lives in Chicago, IL, producing works that reconfigure colonial residue, behavioral patterns of mammals, and the lecture format to develop new modes of storytelling.