Hazel Hill McCarthy III
(Los Angeles California. 1980)
Los Angeles-based artist, designer, and filmmaker and co-founder of the project space SHOW CAVE. Her short films have screened at the Warhol Museum, the Barbican, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in London (ICA). McCarthy has collaborated with Genesis Breyer P-Orridge on Thee Psychick Bible (Feral House, 2009) and Thee Psychick Bible of Early Psychic TV and TOPY (Temple ov Psychick Youth) Videos from the P-Orridge archives. She has also collaborated with various other multimedia artists, organizing the touring sister-and-brother video programs Licker License and Gentle Jousting. Other notable video projects have included Lazy Identity, Permanent Vacation, Spread Eagle, Quartz Qube, Moon Illusion, Future Heat, and Summer Sizzlers.
BIGHT OF THE TWIN tells the story of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and the Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Hazel Hill McCarthy III's journey to Ouidah in Benin to explore the origins of the Vodoun (Voodoo) religion.