Elizabeth Leister

Rockhaven Creepers Trilogy, 2018

VR experience for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Mobile VR

Inspired by "The Yellow Wallpaper" written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman in 1932, Rockhaven Creepers utilizes 360 video to bring the viewer into the space of the abandoned Rockhaven Sanitarium. Each room is inhabited by a dancer, a character, who through movement, embodies the various "nervous disorders" associated with female health in the 1930's and even through present day.

 

Duration: 9:52

 

Dancers: Tiara Jackson, Kelsey Long, Samantha Mohr

Music: Found, Dealer & Denser by Nctrnm, Petal by Respawn

Thanks to the Friends of Rockhaven & Joanna Linkchorst

 

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Elizabeth Leister engages a practice that includes video, performance, drawing and immersive technologies.

 

Her work has been presented at the Torrance Art Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Delaware Museum of Art; The Drawing Center, Art in General, Apex Art and P.S. 122 in New York, Counterpath in Denver and Highways Performance Space & Gallery in Santa Monica in addition to various artist run spaces. Her VR projects have been included in Refest at Culturehub and FEMMEBIT in LA.

 

She earned an MFA from The Milton Avery Graduate School of the Fine Arts at Bard College. Leister is Assistant Professor in Emerging Media in the Cinema and Television Arts Department at CSUN. She lives and works in Los Angeles.

elizabethleister.com

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