Rachel Echenberg At home 7a*11d 2012 PHOTO Henry Chan

At home
Friday October 26 8 pm
Mercer Union – A Centre for Contemporary Art

My performance work explicitly emphasizes the tensions and slippages between a fixed idea and the flux of experience. I am interested in integrating simple gestures into vulnerable, intimate or uncontrollable situations. This allows me to continually shift the focus away from the expectations of any given image towards new possible meanings.

Rachel Echenberg’s work has been performed, screened and exhibited since 1992 across Canada as well as internationally in Chile, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Morocco, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland and the United States. Her videos are available through Vidéographe Distribution.

Christine Korte’s eyewitness account
Sylvie Ferré compte témoin

Rachel Echenberg, At home 7a*11d 2012 © Rachel Echenberg

Performance Art Daily: Reflections on Praxis with Rachel ECHENBERG, Patrycja GERMAN, Jeff HUCKLEBERRY, Agnes YIT and moderator Johanna HOUSEHOLDER, 7a*11d October 28 2012

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