silas long
distortions infinite life autogenesis breakdown

Silas Long (they/them) is a multimedia artist and curator living and working in Chicago, Illinois. Their practice explores the power of horror through expressions of anxiety, unconscious desires, and alternate worlds. Blending textiles, photography, and sculpture, they investigate the psychological influence of the image mediated environment.

Long’s compositions are crafted through a collage-like methods, using both digital and physical processes to demonstrate how images can be materialized. Their work articulates isolation in the digital era and the relationship between mass consumption, fantasy, and mortality.

They are the co-curator of exhibitions at Chicago diy venue NOT NOT and media manager at Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio. They received their BFA from the University of Cincinnati in 2017.