Artists Connect: Haley Fohr

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Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux does an intimate, in-gallery solo vocal performance in response to the museum’s Ando Gallery.

Presented with the Empty Bottle

Artists Connect is a new series of in-gallery programs that highlight the creative process. Artists, poets, dancers, and musicians engage with works of art, making connections to their own practice and inspiring new ways of understanding the Art Institute’s collection.

*Museum admission is free for Illinois residents every Thursday, 5:00–8:00—including during this event.

About the Artist

Vocalist, composer, and producer Haley Fohr has been performing as Circuit des Yeux since she was eighteen years old and has released records regularly over the past decades, including four full-length albums and several mini-albums and singles. She has been based in Chicago since 2012, but tours often and has played shows everywhere.

Circuit des Yeux is an ardent collaborator, working with performers such as Glenn Branca, Lee Ranaldo, Bill Orcutt, Bitchin Bajas, Bonny ‘Prince’ Billy, and Olivia Block.

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