Chicago, Illinois / San Antonio, Texas
Kayla Anderson is an artist, writer, organizer, and animist based in Chicago, IL. Using a playful approach to methods of excavation, her work engages with cultural artifacts of the past in order to propose parallel worlds. She is a Visual Arts Fellow of the Luminarts Cultural Foundation and has been an artist+researcher in residence at the Anthropocene Campus @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Elsewhere: A Living Museum, ACRE, Chicago Artists Coalition and Hyde Park Art Center. She received her BFA in Fiber & Material Studies and Film, Video & New Media and her BA in Visual and Critical Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014. In her spare time, she organizes a monthly critique group for feminine spectrum media artists called Media Grrrl.