angela rawlings


angela rawlings is an interdisciplinary artist using languages as dominant exploratory material. Her performance practice seeks and interrogates relational empathy between bodies—be they human, more-than-human, other-than, non. rawlings’ methods over the past fifteen years have included sensorial poetries, vocal and contact improvisation, theatre of the rural, and conversations with landscapes. rawlings’ books include Wide slumber for lepidopterists (Coach House Books, 2006), o w n (CUE BOOKS, 2015), and si tu (MaMa, 2017). Her libretti include Bodiless (for composer Gabrielle Herbst, 2014) and Longitude (for Davíð Brynjar Franzson, 2014). rawlings’ Áfall / Trauma was shortlisted for the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights (2013). She is one-half the new music duo Moss Moss Not Moss, which debuted at the BBC Tectonics Festival in 2016. rawlings loves in Iceland.