Burial Hymn, a new performance by Lauren Wessel.
Burial Hymn is a seemingly endless circle of erased footsteps—ritual actions derived from verses of the ancient Indian text The Rig Veda. The artist sweeps away the traces of physicality in an infinite loop of meditation and monotony.
PR photographs taken on Montrose Beach, Chicago, IL by Caroline Brooks.
Performed live for the performance exhibition III Offerings at ROOMS Gallery, Chicago, IL on August 9, 2013.
Documentation of the performance at ROOMS Gallery coming soon.