Chase Joynt

Chase Joynt is a multi-media artist and writer who strategically employs personal narrative as a means to trouble understandings of gender and violence. Recently awarded the EP Canada/Canada Film Capital Award for Emerging Canadian Artist and the Jury Award at the Regent Park Film Festival, Chase's film Akin is currently being exhibited at festivals in Canada, the US and internationally.


The Chicago Maroon: For one week only, Gray Center presents University’s #PAST

Mar 05, 2014

As the final product of a two-quarter archival dig through documented history of the school, the group exhibit found its origins within 10 independent narratives that recreate and repopulate the institutional legacy of the University. In handling material from 1893 and 2013, #FOLLOWUS hopes to open up space to populate the field with multiple perspectives.

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South Side Weekly: Gendered Bodies

Nov 19, 2013

This is Chase Joynt and Mary Bryson’s “Resisterectomy,” a four-part multimedia installation that, in Joynt’s own words, “juxtaposes the narrative of trans sex-reassignment surgeries with the narrative of cancer surgeries—mastectomy and hysterectomy.”  Read more here




 Nov 08, 2014, 7:30 PM – 3:30 AM
 Gray Center Lab and Logan Center for the Arts, 929 & 915 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637

Mellon fellows Kristen Schilt & Chase Joynt host Representing Trans*, a day-long symposium on the politics and practices of trans* representation. With keynote speaker Kate Bornstein.



 Feb 13, 2014, 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM
 Center for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105), 5733 S. University, Chicago

Stunning and bold color portraits by Elisha Lim of butch and transmasculine people paired with handwritten narratives telling complex and compelling stories of identity, expression and transgression.  Exhibit Talk by Kim Katrin Crosby.