Ontopo is an off-site development platform for art production and performance.

The mechansim for discovery are a series of retreats that began in 2015 that ask participating artists to create site specific works in multiple formats and media that interpret natural surroundings and break down traditional studio space into an improvised, shared experience.

The word “Ontopo” is a neologism that shortens the word “topography” and adds the prefix “on” which is meant to translate as “on the land”.

Programming consists of mostly performative works that take place over a 3-5 day period which involves audience participation and work across disciplines.  


jon (at) commonspacestudio.com

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