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The Exponential Festival Presents: Departure Study of Mother/land Fabric

Annie Heath

January 16


***Due to a rise in COVID cases and an abundance of caution in regards to the health of our performers, staff, and audience, all Exponential Festival performances are pivoting to digital or postponed presentations. This event will be filmed at The Brick and will premiere on The Exponential Festival YouTube Page***

The Brick and The Exponential Festival present
Departure Study of Mother/land Fabric
by Annie Heath

Was forgetting a calculated effort? How can you hold onto what you cannot recall? Heath’s solo performance seams pieces of movement, text, and video; exposing her deepest fantasies of an unknown mother. Suspended bojagi pieces create a fantasied womb space where fragments of partial truths and unverified facts circulate, slowly imprinting a possibility of embodied “folklore” memory.

100% of donations made during the event and/or earmarked for Departure Study of Mother/land Fabric go to the artists.

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Filmed at The Brick Theater by ZANNI Productions

Created and Performed by Annie Heath
In collaboration with
Shannon Brooks (Filmmaker)
Leonie Castelino (Visual Designer)
and Anna Wotring (Producer)

Departure Study of Mother/land Fabric is sponsored, in part, by a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, and the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council. 2020-2022 work of Annie Heath is made possible with the generous assistance of New York Live Arts; Asian American Arts Alliance; University of Massachusetts Amherst; and LEIMAY Foundation.

Photo credit: Shunyao Zhang

The Exponential Festival:

~ A pleasure, a mess, a thrill, and a dream. ~​

Exponential is a 501c3 January performance festival for NYC-based emerging artists working in experimental performance. The participants in this multi-artist, multi-venue festival are committed to ecstatic creativity in the face of commercialism. Exponential is driven by inclusiveness and a diversity of artists, forms, and ideas coupled with utopian resource-sharing, mentoring and the championing of risky, rigorous work in eclectic fields.


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