Truth to Material

Rachel Rotunda 2022

The Story

This adventure began in 2015. I returned to my place of birth. Twenty years after leaving. I found a photograph of someone I once knew from there. I didn't know why I had held on to it for so long. I decided to find out.

Walking with my camera, to find the flow of the city, its alternative ecosystem, its artistic identity and my own within it. I created a short film, both an art documentary, and an alternative view of the place. I don't feature in the film, my songs respond to whom I meet, and what I feel and see and are woven into it.

I began writing songs as soon as I arrived. Hidden histories quickly revealed themselves. The sound developed naturally from the clay of the place.

Rachel Mayfield

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