A group of time travellers meet for their final feast in the latest video from Evelyn Drach. Directed by London-based filmmaker Maddalena McNicholas, “Predator & Prey” delves into a strange world of battling egos, haptic rituals, confused desires and the search for meaning.
Evelyn Drach is musician & storyteller in search of quiet truth and forgotten stories. From the funeral pyres of Varanasi to the heart of London, Drach has spent her life following stories across the world. Often this leads to living in extreme isolation. She has spent months living in a mud hut in the heart of the Amazon jungle, a year exploring abandoned houses in rural France and years working as a house clearer sorting through the possessions of those who have passed on.
From a background of fine art and dance, Drach’s work also includes experimental films and dance pieces using dance to navigate through landscapes and better understand their textures.
Her music is a journey through collective history, ancestral memory & the subconscious realm. Using sound samples, a range of live instruments and spoken word interludes, she collages sound & thought. Her music is presented in unconventional immersive settings. She wants it to be stumbled upon or uncovered like a lost memory, inviting the audience to step sideways in time into her realm which is filled with symbolism & questions.
In 2018 Drach finished recording her debut album, which combines 10 years of writing, sound recordings and experimentation. She is releasing this track by track on Spotify, and plans to release the full album on vinyl in 2019.