Emma Bergman


Projects   
    Rocko
    Say You’re Sorry
    Visitation
    The Yellow Wallpaper   
    Too Day
    Territorial
    Household
    Life Histories of Hamtramck
    THIS CLOSE
    The Skriker
    Prints


Emma Bergman is an
interdisciplinary artist
and organizer.
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The Yellow Wallpaper (2019) is a site-specific stage adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story set in Baltimore’s historic Peale Center. 

Photos by Eden Chinn

Following each performance, audience members were invited to participate in a faciliated discussion about control within abusive relationships like the one depicted in the play. They wrote their ideas on wallpaper scraps throughout the conversation.

A selection from the 100+ audience reflections

I collaboratively directed, performed, designed, and produced the show with Aziza Afzal, Sophie Cameron, Meg Lebow, and Clare Lefebure. Movement direction by Alayna Baron. Sound score by Sam Dembling.
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