Dance Tag Archive

Art & Fashion, Premiere

Valentina Khodnevich Celebrates the Everyday Routines of Human Life in Her Cyclical 16mm Dance Film ‘Sun’

Valentina Khodnevich explains how she incorporated quotidian movements and gestures into the choreography of her tactile dance short.

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Documentary

Martí Arbaizar Reveals a Shared Unity Through Dance and Rhythm in ‘I Shut My Eyes in Order to See’

Martí Arbaizar details the trial and error approach to editing that led to the unified feeling of his doc about disparate lives united by a passion for dance.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

A Disconnected Woman Roams Through the Remnants of Her Relationship in Kate Harpootlian’s ‘Anyone Who Knows’

Kate Harpootlian explains how she employed more impactful minimal movement when choreographing her dance short exploring the dissolution of a relationship.

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Art & Fashion

Julia Zlotnick Portrays a Young Man’s Crumbling Mental Health in Frenetic Dance Short ‘Seeking Thomas’

Julia Zlotnick walks us through how she melded the artistic worlds of narrative and dance for her visceral, emotionally charged short about mental health.

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Art & Fashion

Adi Halfin Finds Grace Amongst the Sweat in Her Kinetic Gym Fashion Short ‘There’s Beauty in the Burn’

Director Adi Halfin talks about the challenges of creating a choreographic language that blended workout and dance for her energizing Calia fashion film.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Amaka Lin’s Experimental Dance Short ‘Stasis’ Finds an Ancient Force Inspiring a Peculiar Transformation

Amaka Lin reveals how the unsettling yet meditative textures of dark ambient music inspired her movement-led exploration of time, nature and the future.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Harry Price Explores the Disorientating Nature of Unhealthy Dependant Relationships in Dance Short ‘LIMPET’

Harry Price talks through the close handheld camera work directing the audience to the subtle nuances in his claustrophobic relationship dance short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Liliya Syvytska Traverses the Emotional Stages of War Displacement in Her Stunning Experimental Dance Film ‘ROOTS’

Liliya Syvytska unpacks how her team achieved the astonishing black and white cinematography and striking symbolic choreography of her movement-based short.

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Animation, Music

Alessandra Leone Literalises Fluidity as Form in Her Immersive Music Video for Zoë Mc Pherson’s ‘Lamella’

Alessandra Leone tells DN how she channelled the malleability of Zoe Mc Pherson's track into the ever evolving form of her experimental video.

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Music

Pain Manifests in Physical Form in Diana Antunes’ Dark, Enchanting Music Video for Ela Li’s ‘Choradeira’

Diana Antunes explains how she and her team developed layered, ethereal costumes and dance to act as a physical manifestation of the pain that inhabits us.

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Art & Fashion

Heather Lang & Purdie Baumann Reclaim the Sacredness of Dance and Community With Experimental Short ‘Simulation’

Heather Lang tells DN how the mise-en-scene of her & Purdie Baumann's dance short was foundational in shaping the radical character of the overall piece.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Freddie Leyden’s ‘Under the Skin of a Guild: Wake of Lost Souls’ Exposes Britain’s Colonial Horrors Through Dance

Freddie Leyden's history reckoning dance film explores the horrific past of Guildhall through heavy contrasts, wide angles and loose camera movement.

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