austin mccann is an artist, writer, teacher, and 2nd year MFA at UIC. The work he produces in text, performance, and time-based media is principally focused on language practices and performing collectivities. He has the difficult hope that along the way, new poetries or practices might emerge to upend the world. His writings have appeared in publications by Flatland and Apparatus Projects. Before starting his MFA, austin worked as a film programmer, writing instructor, and performer. He has a BA from New College of Florida.