I’m really glad that Performance Mix #34: Remotely Yours turned out to be so productive for me. I was able to wrap my head around the ideas that were all circling in my head.
Sarah K Williams is a multi-disciplinary artist working between sculpture and performance, exploring the musicality of instruction and the theatricality of the mundane. Recent fellowships and residencies include the NARS Satellite Program, Target Margin Theater Institute, Studios at MASS MoCA, AIM at the Bronx Museum, Vermont Studio Center, and the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. Raised in Virginia and based in Brooklyn, she received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and studied experimental music at the Universität der Künste in Berlin on a Fulbright Fellowship. She is also the founder/co-director of Sprechgesang Institute, a research-based multi-disciplinary artist collective. In 2020 she developed a sculptural pie and snack service called Aesthetically Complex Pies.
Gabrielle Revlock is a Bessie-award winning dance-maker whose work often depicts complicated but relatable interpersonal relationships using a vocabulary that embraces pedestrian movement, abstracted by degrees. Her work has been presented across the USA, in Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, Hungary, Russia and India and in NYC at venues including New York Live Arts, JACK, Gibney and The Flea. Her work has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Independence Foundation, American Dance Abroad, LMCC and the US Department of State. She has performed for Lucinda Childs, Susan Rethorst, Vicky Shick, Bill Young and Jane Comfort. GabrielleRevlock.com
Orientation is a work inspired by Rebecca Solnit’s book, A Field Guide to Getting Lost and utilizes movement, language and objects. Incorporating daily phone calls recorded between the two artists during the pandemic, the work investigates how perspective shifts alter our emotional response to the concept of “lost.”