Yolande Brener is an award-winning author, who works as a teacher and teleprompter operator, and plays as an artist and a dancer. She is working on a graphic novel and is based in New York.
Danielle Imara is a live, video and sound artist and author based in London. She creates VR and immersive soundscapes and live/video art performances.She has published a best selling memoir, CRACK, and practices Silat martial art.
Corona! Shut Down?
video title 1: Y&I Lockdown, 1 minute, 2020
Brener and Imara are locked down in London and New York during the corona crisis. Y&I Lockdown was performed simultaneously via online streaming. It highlights the loneliness and confusion of isolation, and also the connectedness of all who are separated in physical space due to the crisis.
video title 2: Y&I go outside, 2020, 1:00
Brener and Imara fill their time with frenetic activity at home during the Corona pandemic. As lockdown rules are eased they decide to brave it and go outside. It’s scary though, and they return rapidly to the virtual togetherness they’ve become used to.