One of the things people say in describing the magnificence of opera is that it combines all art forms. We think of it as a musical experience, and we remember the composers, but it is also visual, theatrical, dramatic, poetic, sometimes even including dance, and no single component delivers the whole experience. Esther Teichmann’s Heavy the Sea, on view now […]
TS: How do you define your practice as an artist? ET: My work comes from the bodily, from autobiography and how we fictionalize our memories and experiences. I’m interested in playing with the slippage between the real and imagined. Photography is an ideal medium, having been born from that tension. The still and moving image, photography and painting, writing visually […]
She dives into blackness. Hurtling into and through darkness, everything inside her breathes with strength and relief. She swims downwards and away from land, eyes open, seeing nothing, saltwater entering every pore. Something is shifting, changing. Waters churn faster, a low rumbling building steadily from a far off place. Black clouds plunge this otherworldly stage into momentary darkness, their […]
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