Hannah Barco

Hannah Barco is a performance artist, writer, sculptor and image maker. She works from a Fluxus sense of humor and poetry, a Surrealist obsession with the uncanny, and stands firmly within the Feminist legacy that the personal is political. Currently a Chicago-based artist, Barco was raised in Durham, NC and received a BFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and an MFA in Performance from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she currently works as Assistant Director of the Department of Exhibitions. Barco has exhibited and performed her work in Chicago at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago Artist Coalition, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Sullivan Galleries, the Out of Site Public Performance Series, Defibrillator, and out on the streets. Barco was recently included in the survey exhibition Walking Sculpture 1967-2015 at the de Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum and will be an artist in residence at the Arizona State University Art Museum for projectWALK in 2017.