Nightmare City was founded in 2008 as the collaborative practice of Keturah Cummings and Carol Anne McChrystal.

Their longstanding collaboration focused on creating camera-oriented performance and new media environments. A project to augment physical space and viewer experience through audio/visual experiments and distributed networks, Nightmare City borrowed aesthetics from rave, party culture and post­-shamanic rituals. The duo used a pastiche of display tactics and technologies from mismatched eras to reach simultaneously forwards and backwards through temporality.

Nightmare City created immersive environments that have been exhibited at
Alter Space in San Francisco, The Luminary in St. Louis, and Horse & Pony in Berlin,and showed video works at Essex Flowers in New York, MASS Gallery in Austin, and ACRETV in Chicago. Their work has been written about in publications such as ArtForum and Modern Painters.

Nightmare City Artwork (Documentation and Details)
Nightmare City Geocities Vacation (Project Website)

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