Yemenwed ‘Empathy Sessions’

2014, 59:29, video projection, ice block, sherry glass, bed sculpture

In conjunction with the YEMENWED EMPATHEATRE installation at the Perez Art Museum Miami, these sessions feature tea ceremonies, guided meditations, calming transmutational music and interactive movement within the EMPATHEATRE installation. Medicinal teas made from local plants were served.


Megha Barnabas – choreography, performance
Busy Gangnes – performance, musical direction, music
Melissa Ip – performance
Paul Kopkau – production design, ice block narration
Shawn Maximo – production design
Jonathan Turner – video projections

Catherine Attias – guided meditation
W/ Projects – digital brochure
Suzanne Couture – modelmaking
Avena Gallagher – costumes
Faux Real – jewelry

Pérez Art Museum Miami:

Emily Melo – project director
Katerina Llanes – project organizer