Artists Lin Hixson and Devin T. Mays discuss their works in our current exhibition, Walk into a bar, and the role that picture making plays in relation to performance.

Lin Hixson lives in Chicago where she directs the performance collaborative Every house has a door along with dramaturg and co-founder Matthew Goulish. Every house regularly creates performs for local, national, and international audiences. Hixson and Goulish previously led and co-founded another performance collaborative, Goat Island. Every house performed at Regards in 2019.

Devin T. Mays lives in Chicago and Houston. Recent exhibition and performance sites include SculptureCenter (New York), Belmacz (London), DePaul Art Museum (Chicago), Anthony Gallery (Chicago), Moody Center for the Arts (Houston), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Apparatus Projects (Chicago), and Regards (Chicago), where he has performed and exhibited multiple times.