Instigation Festival 2023

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Event Description

Join us for an evening of improvised performance bringing movement artists, musicians and visual artists from Chicago and New Orleans to play, explore, and find simultaneous truths.

The Instigation Festival brings Chicago & New Orleans music, movement and visual artists together for improvised and interesting interdisciplinary collaborative performances in each city. Since its founding in 2016 by guitarist Steve Marquette and movement artist Marie Casimir, they have presented over seventy artists at twenty venues across seven festivals.

Featured Artists:

Jeff Albert
Kim Alpert
Paige Brown
Aaliyah Christina
Irene Hsiao
Keisha Janae
Kristal Jones
Kai Knight
Sasha Masakowski
Olula Negre
Cristal Sabbagh

Special Thanks to:

Kim Alpert, Federico Peñalva , Bret Sjerven, Federico Peñalva  and Links Hall staff

Find out more about The Instigation Festival Here:

Running Time
1 hour, 30 minutes


Links Hall

3111 N. Western Ave. at Constellation
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 281-0824