signs and symbols: artists & allies IV

Two people artwork on wall

signs and symbols: artists & allies IV

August 1 - September 15, 2021


Co-presented by The National Exemplar (Iowa City) and signs & symbols (NY). 

Site: Visual Arts Building, University of Iowa

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Documentation of a 4-hour performance in which Orrico and Hurlin integrate sonic and movement practices that test physical limits and sustain a co-authored presence. Rabalais navigates their improvisational terrain from behind the lens, amplifying aspects of the soundscape while formalizing two mobile vantage points. Orrico’s sound is a consequence of physical parameters that respond to Hurlin's interpretative play. Their sensing is circuit-like; reflexive sound and action that seems to evade absolute silence or physical release.  

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