Mitsu Salmon creates performance and visual works that fuse multiple disciplines. Her current project investigates botany, familial histories, colonization, and archives. Salmon received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014 and her undergrad degree from NYU. She has presented work at places such as the Chicago Cultural Center, Julius Caesar, Comfort Station, and internationally at Hebbel Am Uffer in Berlin, Made Budhiana Gallery in Bali and Urbanguild in Kyoto, Japan. She has participated in artist residencies at Tsung Yeh in Taiwan, Villa Pandan Harum in Bali, High Concept Lab, Links Hall, the Chicago Cultural Center and Oxbow. She was awarded best collaborative multi-disciplinary performance and top 5 emerging dancers in Chicago by Newcity in 2015 and a touring grant through Midwest Nexus in 2018.