CoMISSION Residents

Sojourner Zenobia

Sojourner Zenobia collaborates with the unseen to create spaces for those of us in bodies to meet our deepest truths. Nature, Ancestors, Goddesses and Transformation are her muses. Sojourner graduated from Naropa University in 2006 with a BFA in multidisciplinary performance. In 2008...

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Nora Sharp

Nora Sharp's work draws on layered history and training as a musician, writer, organizer, teacher, capoeirista, dancer, choreographer, and occasional emcee, and reflects lived experience as a queer white Chicagoan. Nora has been an artist in residence at High Concept Labs as part...

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Courtney Mackedanz

Courtney Mackedanz is a movement-based performance artist whose material playfully builds and critically disassembles itself, all at once. Her choreography examines bodily meaning, circumvents unchecked momentum, and approaches the mitigation of potential damage through an embrace of uncertainty. Mackedanz earned her BFA in...

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AJ McClenon

AJ was born and raised in "D.C. proper," where they learned to fish and wander. Raised by southern grandparents, Nelba & Ernest and a D.C. native mom named Patricia Ann, aunts Cassie & Lalu and mom's boyfriend Bill. Humid summers spent between D.C.,...

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Curatorial Residency