CV

b. 1987 United States

PRINT PUBLICATIONS

2020

‘Which exhaustion do you prefer?’, Issue 43, Salt Hill Journal

2018

‘Common Senses’, Body Issue, Echo Magazine, Columbia College Chicago 

‘There is a hole inside of me’ and ‘Another painting of a woman’s back’, Lauren Sudbrink: Escape Orchestra, notes, commentary, etc., Roman Susan

‘A poem about desire’, United States Escape Party: Egresswasm Vol 3, Chase Public

2017

‘The part where I feel all the cold’ and ‘Baby Bottles’, The New Feminists, PoetsArtists Magazine

‘Are You an Addict?’ and ‘Things so irritating’, United States Escape Party: Egresswasm Vol 2, Chase Public

2016

‘Dream details’, ‘Your face I see in people’ and ‘Soles’, hot & bothered, SELFISH Magazine

‘Tired’ and ‘Islands’, Angulos: I S L A N D (s), RAIZVANGUARDA Associação Cultural

2015 

‘Manual’, SWEAT, Hand Job Zine

2014 

‘The most putrid thing is bleeding from you’, Ziplock the Air, JERKPOET Poetry Digest

‘A Love Letter to Sibel Kekilli’s Pre-Op Nose’, RICH, Be About It Zine

‘Hanna M. Owens & Jonathan Loïc Rogers’, Accidentally on Purpose Volume 3, Accidental Zine

2011 

‘Ngor’, Open Doors (cover), Institute for International Education

DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS

2021

‘I Stopped Free Bleeding to Save My Vulva Skin’, Salty

2020

‘catch waves not feelings’, Issue no. 16, stadtsprachen magazin

‘Not the preferred exhaustion’, Week 12, DIALOGIST Journal

‘Hermit Crab’, Isolation, The Real Life Magazine

2019

‘It happened exactly how I had always imagined it would happen’, The End, The Wild Word

‘Red Shift’ (vocals), First Person Simulation, Dovecote

‘Esme Pignone’, First Person Simulation, Dovecote

2018

‘A poem about desire’ and ‘Real Housewives’, Two Poems, Hobart

2014

‘A Love Letter to George W. Bush’s Daughter’, If a tree falls, does it make a sound?, The Present Tense

2013

Staining Everywhere Around Me and Stuck Everywhere In Everything with Geoff Levy, The Jogging

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020

ESP USA, Flatland, Chicago

Touch, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2019

Tarnynon Onumonu: In the Receiving Room, Flood’s Hall, Chicago

2018 

United States Escape Party: Egresswasm 3, Chase Public, Cincinnati Ohio 

The Madeleine Stowe Show, Pique, Covington Kentucky

Chicago Zine Fest, Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago

between shadow and soul, Lease Agreement & 12th Street Bar, Huntsville Texas

This Is Not Art, The Overlook, Chicago 

2017

The United States Escape Party: Egresswasm 2, Chase Public, Cincinnati

RITUAL: 2nd Floor Rear DIY Festival, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

Expectations: A Feminist Video Screening and Benefit for Chicago Women’s Health Center, Lillstreet Loft, Chicago

AlL wOrK aNd No PlAy, The Overlook, Chicago

Open 2.0, Slate Arts, Chicago

Strangers Lovers Gods, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

2016

entzaubert Queer Film Festival: Open Archive, wagenplatz kanal, Berlin Germany

Zine Fest Pt!, Centro Comercial de Cedofeita, Porto Portugal

11th WNDX Festival of Moving Image, WNDX Inc., Winnipeg Canada

IN/HABIT: Sex Habits, Archer Ballroom, Chicago

Comfort Film: Her Environment #2 Homonyms, Comfort Station, Chicago

Video! Video! Video Festival, Comfort Station, Chicago

Comfort Film: Millennial Movie Night, Comfort Station, Chicago

2015

25 Jahre Künstlerhaus am Acker, Institut Für Alles Mögliche, Berlin

ESPACIO ENTER CANARIAS: International Festival of Creativity, Innovation & Digital Culture, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz, Tenerife Spain

Art of the Networked Practice: An International Online Symposium, School of Art, Design & Media Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Feminism (n.): Plural, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

Neon Dreams: Threewalls Benefit Auction, Threewalls, Chicago

Wonka Ball Shorts Program, About Face Theatre, Chicago

2014

entzaubert Queer Film Festival: Hope in the Glitch, schwarzerkanal, Berlin 

Transmediale Vorspiel: USB-SHUFFLE-SHOW (TWO), Institut Für Alles Mögliche, Berlin

52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival (installation), Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor Michigan

Fallow Time Movement Research Festival: Prepared Field, ISSUE Project Room, New York

Southside Manifesto, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago

11:11 A Screening, Kitchen Space, Chicago

POET VIDEO, 2319 W 19th St, Chicago

Extinct Entities Performance Art Festival: REVERSE SHOT, Links Hall, Chicago

Video! Video!, Templehead Gallery, Chicago 

Yell Me About Myself: MFA Thesis Exhibition 02, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago

FIRE LIGHT: Works for the Screen from Graduating UIC MFAs, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago

2013

0P3NR3P0.net glitch share fest, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Identity Void: Ladiez Live Art and Video Fest, Chicago

2012

Drawing School, Q Gallery, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore

2011

Launch Pad, Skylofts Gallery, Baltimore

Emerging Visions, YorkArts, York Pennsylvania

April Show, Gallery 788, Baltimore

2010

Monumental Micros, Center For The Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson Maryland

4th of July Show, Antreasian Gallery, Baltimore

Under Our Umbrella, Adornment Gallery, Baltimore

Impulse Purchase, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University

2006-2009

Paintings from Dakar and other cities, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University

Natasha Jones and Hanna M. Owens, Liam’s Pint-sized Pub, Baltimore 

Descent with Modification: Natasha Jones and Hanna M. Owens, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University

October 31, Load of Fun, Baltimore

SELECTED LIVE PERFORMANCES

2020

Smut Slam: Huren Hören, Hydra eV, Berlin et al.

Who’s allowed to make money: Workers in Solidarity, Black Sex Workers Collective and Hydra eV, Berlin et al. 

2018

Baby Wine, The Annoyance Theatre, Chicago

grief.com, House Party, Chicago

2017

LYP SINC show 7 with KC Horne, defibrillator gallery, Chicago

TIPS 4 Tingles: a live ASMR experience, Comfort Station, Chicago

RITUAL: 2nd Floor Rear DIY Festival, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

RITES, Open House Contemporary, Chicago

2016

MCA Prime Time: ⌘R, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2015

Dominion of Chuckles Comedy Series, Sharky’s Den, Chicago

Feminism (n.): Plural, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2014

Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival: Espand The Pairing, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

Espand The Pairing, Seed Space, Nashville Tennessee

Exhibit #1: Espand The Pairing, FLATspace, Chicago Urban Arts Society, Chicago

Antibody Corporation The First Five Years: Espand The Pairing, Links Hall, Chicago

Mergers & Acquisitions, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

LYP SINC show 4, defibrillator gallery, Chicago

Walk all over me, Pinky Swear, Chicago

College Art Association Annual Conference: Room With A View, Hilton Hotel, Chicago

2013

organized by elspeth walker, sophiajacob, Baltimore Maryland

Garbage World 7, Little Berlin, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Garbage World 6, Big Forever, Chicago

The prettiest girls are the happiest girls, Dustbowl, Chicago

SELECTED ON-SCREEN PERFORMANCES

2015

Marietta Brimble, Jennifer Reeder

2013

Paris My Hell, Chérif Tall

READINGS

2018

Baby Wine, The Annoyance Theatre, Chicago

This Is Not Art, The Overlook Place, Chicago

2017

Jillian Hansen-Lewis: Just Desserts, Hume Gallery, Chicago

Blanket Statements, The Overlook Place, Chicago

Book Club, Wicker Park Lutheran, Chicago

CURATIONS

2018

Readings by non-artists, The Overlook Place, Chicago 

2017 

TIPS 4 Tingles: a live ASMR experience, Comfort Station, Chicago

2016

A tragic duality, far as the curse is found, RAIZVANGUARDA Associação Cultural, Góis Portugal

2015

Chicagq: A selection of recent radical voices from Chicago, MIX NYC 28th Queer Experimental Film Festival, MIX Factory, New York

Sweety’s & Chicagq present Specialties of the House, Urbano Project, Boston

You/we do plural: an evening of performance, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

Specialties of the House: an exchange of recent radical voices from Bqstqn and Chicagq, Comfort Station, Chicago

2014

Chicagq à Mqntréal, Festival Perverscité, RATS 9, Montreal 

La Centrale welcomes Videq Chicagq, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal

2011

External Organs with Baltimore Experimental Dance Collective, Skylofts Gallery, Baltimore

2008

Descent with Modification with Darius Jones Jazz Ensemble, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University

PANELS | WORKSHOPS

2018 

‘Mr, Ms, Mx From He to Ze: Explore Your Identity With Bea Cordelia, Noir Lin, and Hanna M. Owens’, ChiTeen Lit Fest, Columbia College, Chicago 

2017

Contemporary Practices: Personal Narratives and Verbal History (visiting artist talk), School of the Art Institute, Chicago

2016

Zine workshop, Escola-Estúdio Bordeiro, Góis Portugal

2015

Teen Workshop Feminist Crafting with Tracers Book Club (zine workshop), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

MCA Studios Feminist Parking Lot (zine workshop), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Gallery talk with Feminism (n.): Plural artists, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2014

‘Personal Mythologies’, Rapid Pulse Performance Art Festival, Society For The Arts, Chicago

ARTIST RESIDENCY

2016

Escola-Estúdio RAIZVANGUARDA Artist Residency Programme, Góis Portugal

EDUCATION

2020

Fiction Writing Course with Jessica Miller, The Reader Berlin, Germany  

2016 

TEFL Certification to Teach English as a Foreign Language, International TEFL Academy, Chicago

2014 

Masters of Fine Arts in Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago

2013

Graduate Assistantship with Jennifer Reeder in Moving Image, University of Illinois at Chicago

2011 

Bachelors of Arts in Fine Arts and Foreign Language, Towson University

2009 

Wells College Study Program, West African Research Center, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar Senegal

HONORS

2021

Novella shortlisted for DHA New Writers’ Open Week, David Higham Books, London

2012-2014 

Board of Trustees Tuition Waiver, MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago

2011

Graduation summa cum laude / with Highest Honors, Bachelors of Arts, Towson University

2010-2011 

National S.M.A.R.T. Grant in Foreign Language, U.S. Department of Education

Honorable Mention in Painting, Emerging Visions, YorkArts Gallery, York Pennsylvania

William Denner Painting Award, Towson University Department of Art + Design

2008-2009 

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholar, Dakar Senegal, U.S. Department of State

International Study Abroad Scholarship, Dakar Senegal, Towson University

Special Projects Grant, Towson University Department of Art + Design