Featured Artist: Root Yarden

Synkroniciti is overjoyed to welcome back Israeli photographer, poet, dancer and performance artist Root Yarden. This time we feature a moving series of self-portraits by the sea called “Journey.” The movement depicted is evocative and ceremonial-like and she has written a short meditation to accompany them.
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Root Yarden is a dancer, a poet, a therapist and a mother. Born in 1958 in Israel, she graduated from the Rubin Dance Academy in 1984, later receiving degrees in Drama Therapy (1999) from Tel-Hai Academic College and Art Curation (2014) from Tel Aviv University.
She has published three collections of poetry and images in Hebrew: A Woman Catches the Sun, Monamour and Mythologies. Her work as a dancer includes “MATERIA,” which was performed at art festivals throughout Israel (1985-91). Solo performances include “me myself eye,” a collaboration with painter and musician Harold Rubin; “Teatroneto;” “Butoh” with Yumiko Yoshioka; “Boats; ” “It’s all about you” (memoir); “X LAND,” video art for the Venice Biennale; “Mud Goddess;” “In Between;” and “My Mother.”
Here is a sample from Root’s “Lost and Found,” from our “hidden” issue (2:4). The issue is still available here: https://synkroniciti.com/the-magazine/purchase-individual-issues/.

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