Join the conversation with women of all ages for Rachel Elderkin’s research, exploring the stories women carry throughout their lives – sometimes personally, sometimes as shared experiences.

notes on disappearance is a project about the stories we don’t tell. What stories do we choose to share and which stories are never told? How do those stories impact our lives? Where do those stories rest in our bodies?

Rachel’s personal interest in this research comes from a story her grandmother carried, a story that will remain untold. More than the story itself, she’s interested to explore how those stories affect our thoughts, actions and feelings.

How do we choose to hold or walk with those memories? What might we learn from our stories about women’s experience today, and can we find empowerment in that?

Rachel would like to invite women to connect with the project by joining her in a one-to-one conversation or by writing a letter leading up to and throughout her residency at iC4C in August 2021. She hopes to offer a space for women to have conversations and connect with each other – to share their own stories.

If you’re interested and would like to know more, email Rachel at [email protected] with the subject line CONVERSATIONS and she’ll be in touch with details. This early research will help create a solo performance, new writings and workshops. Conversations are ongoing.