Rebecca Shapass is a filmmaker and multi-media artist born, raised, and based in New York City. She creates scripted, yet uncanny non-narrative works, as well as found footage and diaristic films. She also makes digital text collages, installations, and performances. Her work often explores womanhood and ideas on femininity. She is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she majored in Film and TV and Art History. Rebecca is currently NURTUREart’s Video Artist In-School Resident. She has also been an artist-in-residence at Signal Culture in early 2018.
Jessica Hagedorn (Poet)
Jessica Hagedorn is a poet, playwright and novelist. Published works include Toxicology, Dream Jungle, The Gangster Of Love, Danger And Beauty, and Dogeaters, which won the American Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. She has a long history of collaborating with different artists, and is excited to be working with filmmaker Rebecca Shapass and Visible Poetry Project.