An immersive performance for healing created by electric komungo performer and Guggenheim Composer Fellow, Jin Hi Kim. This sublime and interactive work is inspired by Korean Shamanistic ssitkimkut ritual to purify the spirits of the deceased while releasing the grief of the living.
If the admission price is an obstacle for you to attend, please let us know and we will add you to the guest list. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
“Her unique vision blends science fiction images, state-of-the-art technology, ancient mythology and timeless music and dance traditions. No other artist is doing work quite like this, and she does it with superb style.”
-Joseph McLellan, The Washington Post
“The solitude and strength in Jin Hi’s work sets us on an unexpected journey” -Marcie Hershman, Rebecca Blunk Fund Award
A Ritual for Covid-19 was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ New Work New England program, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, Seedlings Foundation, the Fund for the Arts at NEFA, and individual donors. This project is supported by the Rebecca Blunk Fund, in memory of Rebecca Blunk (1953-2014), celebrating her 29 years of service to NEFA and her abiding passion for the arts.
Additional Support by the Korea Foundation Arts and Cultural Exchange Program, and Artist Fellowship Award through the Artist Fellowship program from the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA).