Blue McCall is a post-medium artist and performer. They are currently based in Chicago and Berlin. Born in 1996 in Southern Appalachia to teenage grunge musician parents, they are a second generation punk, working within subcultural vernacular. Blue’s practice considers time, gender, and the exhaustion of form. Recent projects in performance and painting address the effects of global polycrisis on bodies, relationships, and architectures. The vibes are getting increasingly unhinged.


Blue is currently a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Fellow at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (’25). They were an Alembic Artist in Residence at Performance Works NW in Portland, OR (’22) and an alumnus of the Warman School of Death and Erotics (’20). Blue has worked professionally as choreographer for hyperpop and metal musicians. Their visual and performance art has been exhibited at Festival Arte/Acción in Mexico City, Burds of the Brush in Copenhagen, Ivallian’s Bookstore in Berlin, the Creative Music Guild’s Improvisation Summit in Portland, OR, Converge45, Well Well Projects, the Cooley Gallery booth at KSMoca International Art Fair, and the Conduit booth at Utopian Visions Art Fair as a part of PICA’s Time-Based Arts Festival. Blue is the author of a longform poetic novella, Noise Noise Noise Girls Girls Girls, which airs in installments annually on No Bounds Radio Manchester, UK and on Repeater Radio in London. Selections have appeared in print in Second Factory, Ugly Duckling Presse from Brooklyn, NY. Blue works across gallery, noise, and performance art scenes in an effort to decentralize the hierarchical workings of art worlds.

 












website typeset in Sumner Stone’s Stone Serif and diatype, designed and built by Blue. Text animation on home page by aob. 

















BLUE  McCALL

they / them / hot



















Blue McCall is a post-medium artist and performer. They are currently based in Chicago and Berlin. Born in 1996 in Southern Appalachia to teenage grunge musician parents, they are a second generation punk working within subcultural vernacular. Blue’s practice considers time, gender, and the exhaustion of form. Recent projects in performance and painting address the effects of global polycrisis on bodies, relationships, and architectures. The vibes are getting increasingly unhinged. 



Blue is currently a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Fellow at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (’25). They were an Alembic Artist in Residence at Performance Works NW in Portland, OR (’22) and an alumnus of the Warman School of Death and Erotics (’20). Blue has worked professionally as choreographer for hyperpop and metal musicians. Their visual and performance art has been exhibited at Festival Arte/Acción in Mexico City, Burds of the Brush in Copenhagen, Ivallian’s Bookstore in Berlin, the Creative Music Guild’s Improvisation Summit in Portland, OR, Converge45, Well Well Projects, the Cooley Gallery booth at KSMoca International Art Fair, and the Conduit booth at Utopian Visions Art Fair as a part of PICA’s Time-Based Arts Festival. Blue is the author of a longform poetic novella, Noise Noise Noise Girls Girls Girls, which airs in installments annually on No Bounds Radio Manchester, UK and on Repeater Radio in London. Selections have appeared in print in Second Factory, Ugly Duckling Presse from Brooklyn, NY. Blue works across gallery, noise, and performance art scenes in an effort to decentralize the hierarchical workings of art worlds.















website typeset in   
Sumner Stone’s       
Stone Serif and        
diatype. designed    
and built by Blue.     
Text animation on    
home page by aob. 

















BLUE  McCALL

they / them / hot

bluemccallstudio@gmail.com