Erica Barta + Jen Bieber
Content warning: nudity
Set to the sound of two beating hearts, Gone documents the journey between 2 communities existing thousands of kilometers apart. In this piece we wonder: when we move, do we ever really leave a place behind? Can we coexist in two worlds, forever connected to our community? Are we ever really Gone?
About the artists
Erica Barta is a visual artist whose focus is on jewelry and metalsmithing, drawing and sculpture. Jen Bieber is a poet and a performance artist. Together, they have begun to experiment with collaborative story-telling through video. Their most recent collaboration, With & Without, was featured in the 2020 Dawson City Riverside Arts Festival.
Presented as part of QueerCab: Transitory Present (April 30 – May 7).
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