RITUAL No. 2: SHE SPEAKS HER COUNT is a sensually meditative loop where concept becomes content. A study in language, value, and purpose. A systematic performance that presents a loving yet hellish relationship between two doomed creatures trapped in a cannibalistic existence. Two figures (ODD and EVEN) take their place opposite one another in a classic kissing chair. This pair of female performers is draped, head to toe, in flowing red fabric with only their mouths and a single ear each…See More
Todd Frugia and Marrakesh are a husband and wife team which make up Rooms.
By integrating performance, video, audio, and landscape, ROOMS explores the reservoir of images and sounds of things past, present, and future. They strive to stretch beyond notions of ‘narrative’ and drift into varying presentations of thought and experience by practicing the manipulation, reorganization, and sometimes skewing of specific images, sounds, motion, and placement of perceived reality and the memories it leaves behind.
ROOMS maintains the belief that the power of art lives within the visceral reaction to the questions that mystery and ambiguity provoke