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Rerememberer (2014) / Concert Produced by Marfa Live Arts

By Jennifer Burris

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For New York-based artist Suzanne Bocanegra, cloth has always had the power to elicit powerful memories. “Rerememberer” uses the weaving instructions for an antique Danish peasant fabric, a three-shaft structure called olmerdug, as the template for a theatrical performance and installation with weaver Karen Crenshaw, of Austin and Marfa, TX on The artists were supported locally by fifty amateur violinists from the Marfa community who learned to play specifically for this event under the direction of Todd Reynolds, a violin virtuoso.