Baltimore, MD

LABBODIES is a nomadic arts laboratory that creates opportunities for new media and performance artists to exhibit their work. In 2015 they launched the annual Labbodies Performance Art Review (Borders Boundaries and Barricades) to highlight the growing regional performance art community.

LABBODIES has been awarded an Andy Warhol Foundation Grit Fund Grant 2017 administered by The Contemporary, a Light City 2017 public art commission, two Neighborhood Lights Artist Residencies in Station North and Greater Mondawmin in 2016 and 2017, and a Force: Upsetting Rape Culture Pelham Printmaking Residency in 2015, They have been named an Artist to watch by Baltimore Magazine in 2016, Best Mad Scientists by City Paper in 2015, included in the 2015 Arts issue of Baltimore Style magazine, and featured in Creative Mornings/Baltimore in 2016.

To date, LABBODIES has been commissioned by Light City (2016, 2017); The Walters Art Museum (2017); Art in Odd Places | Orlando (2016); The Baltimore Office and Promotion of the Arts (2017,2016); Station North Arts and Entertainment District (2016); Artscape (2015); Bromo Arts and Entertainment District (2014); The Baltimore Museum of Art (2014); and The Transmodern Festival (2016,2015, 2014), to create their signature interactive performance art events.

Since January 2014 LABBODIES has been under the direction of founding co-directors Ada Pinkston and Hoesy Corona. Ashley DeHoyos joined the team in 2017 as the Programs Manager.