RACHEL YEZBICK 

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RACHEL YEZBICK




the ground beneath her feet
2017

performed at the wulf at Coaxial on 10.11.17
sound by Eric Heep, performed by Carole Kim and Rachel Yezbick

Two performers grapple within an enclosed, transparent latex shell, as the sounds of latex on skin are amplified throughout the space. Using latex as a proverbial "skin", this piece looks at the yearning for shape and the resulting assault against the surface when the desired form is untenable. the ground beneath her feet takes its title from Salman Rushdie’s book of the same name, a novel that reflects on the trauma of breaking through into new worlds, metamorphoses and aspiration. “…we’re rushing back into our skins and war paint, postmodern into premodern, back to the future" (Rushdie 1999).

the wulf is an experimental music venue located in downtown Los Angeles.


Upcoming:  
And Laid Him On The Green, is a live performance created in collaboration with James Rushford for Gertrude Contemporary’s exhibition Octopus 19: Ventriloquy, curated by Joel Stern and presented by Liquid Architecture. Keep an eye on exhibition programming for upcoming information! 


Untitled  is a live performance and online series that examines western culture’s relationship to death by looking at the experiences of social media stars online.


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.

Recent
Join me for a screening of Epicurus’ Conundrum on Sunday, June 2nd at Femmebit Festival 2019.

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