Rachel Echenberg

Since 1992 Rachel Echenberg has been performing, exhibiting and screening her work across Canada as well as internationally in Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, UK and USA. Her video work is represented by Vidéographe in Montreal and Vtape in Toronto. Echenberg holds a BFA from NSCAD in Halifax, Canada and an MA in Visual Performance from Dartington College of Arts in the UK. Echenberg currently teaches in the Fine Arts Department of Dawson College. She is a programming and board member of VIVA! art action and Optica, centre for contemporary art, both in Montreal.


How to explain performance art to my teenage daughter.

2018, 05:57 minutes, colour, English

Family Portrait

2016, 02:14 minutes, colour, No Dialogue

Boiler Room

2015, 02:16 minutes, colour, No Dialogue

Once Removed

2011, 05:22 minutes, Colour, English

Self-Portrait Sleeping

2009, 07:35 minutes, colour, No Dialogue

Hernaford Rd. or the Distance to Sleep

2004, 06:32 minutes, Colour, No Dialogue

Blanket: tides

2004, 06:25 minutes, Colour, No Dialogue

Blanket: pigeons

2004, 03:32 minutes, Colour, No Dialogue

Blanket: snow

2003, 04:42 minutes, Colour, No Dialogue

12 Hours

2001, 07:48 minutes, Colour, No Dialogue

Zoe is Afraid of Flowers

1997, 08:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English/French

Critical Writing

A day in the life of the Carnivalesque: The Corporeal Aesthetics...
by Peter Hudson. Mix, Fall 1998, v. 24, no. 2.
La rentrée vidéo
by Marie-Michèle Cron. VOIR (Montréal edition), Aug. 28, 1997.