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RACHEL YEZBICK



Hook and Loop
2016

This piece is comprised of five performers, each clad in industrial grade Velcro suits and masks, who repeatedly collide and pull apart from each other filling the REDCAT lobby with the particular sounds of Velcro. Created specifically for intermission, the audience becomes as much a participant in the work as they are a spectator, as their otherwise leisure time is interjected with the forceful physical and emotional entanglements of the performers. By implicating the audience, the piece raises questions surrounding spectatorship and collective social responsibility.

Hook and Loop was performed at REDCAT as part of the 2016 spring Studio Program. The program was curated by Joey Cannizzaro, Stacy Dawson Stearns and Edgar Miramontes.
Performed by: Nuri Baylerian, Maria Bang Espersen, Lizzie Geocaris, Lázaro Rábago and Max Syron.




Upcoming: ENCOUNTERS WITH DEATH: Social Media Stars and Deviants (tentative title) is a lecture-performance and online series presented from the perspective of a shattered reliquary.


As if we were not there (tentative title) is an experimental documentary that explores the pursuit of truth in investigative journalistic practice.


Politics of Immersive Experience (tentative title), a forthcoming book that looks at the links between ethnographic practice and immersive media technologies. Co-written with Julia Yezbick.
             Contact rachel.yezbick[@]gmail.com