Super Space Riff: An Ode to Mae Jemison & Octavia Butler, Performance-Installation with soundscape for Takeover, inaugural exhibition, curated by Alison Peters Quinn, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, 2006. This piece was also installed and performed as OCTO II for Looptopia, Macy’s Windows with MCA, Chicago, 2007

Multiple locations:

-Originally commissioned for Hyde Park Art Center’s inaugural exhibition Takeover, 2006

-Invited for Looptopia performance-installation in historic Macy’s windows on State Street, Chicago

-Video performance at Hollywood Beach, Chicago


“Super Space Riff: An Ode to Mae Jemison and Octavia Butler in VIII Stanzas” (excerpt):


Code: 229435000721

Intergalactic Transmission Translation

Date: 2006AD/50th year Mae Jemison

From: Afri-Sci-FiAnthromorph

Planet Address: /||+)||\ |. (or, A3)

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