Short Films Programme 5: Strata
Short Films Programme 5: Strata screens as part of a double event, directly after In Conversation with Siobhan Davies. Tickets include entry to both events.
PESO PIUMA COLLECTIVE
2023 | Italy | 4’33” Director: Matteo Maffesanti Choreographer: Silvia Gribaudi Composer / Sound: Davide Pachera Company: BTT - Balletto Teatro di Torino
A physical practice of duration that enacts an empathic ritual starting from an individual dimension and transporting performers and audience to a collective dimension.
CASSANDRA’S FIELD OF FLOWERS
2023 | Japan | 12’01” Director / Choreographer / Sound: Tomo Sone AR art: Akane Company: Tomo Sone Dance Projects
In this durational installation – performance attempts to fuse contemporary dance with digital technology, AR, in a traditional Japanese Noh theater, where the audience spins their own story by using AR.
XĪN NĪ 廖芯妮
2022 | Canada | 7’26” Director / Choreographer: Jasmine Liaw Sound: Dino Hajdarovac Company: RT Collective in association with Toronto Dance Theatre
An auto-ethnographical moving-portrait where a dancer’s movement is made up of her family’s ancestral artifacts, and responds to a recorded inter-generational conversation with her father.
MY LIFE AS A DANCER? – CHAPTER 2
2021 | Hong Kong | 2’36” Director: Yik Chit Tsui Choreographer / Sound: Ivy Tsui College / University: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
As a dancer, Ivy Tsui has been dancing almost all her life. What is left without dancing? What constitutes life? What is time in life?
2022 | UK | 35’ Director / Choreographer: Siobhan Davies Created in collaboration with David Hinton and Hugo Glendinning Sound: Chu-LIi Shewring, Stefan Smith Company: Siobhan Davies Studio
A gentle manifesto and a visionary work of art itself. At the heart of this experimental documentary are the refl ections of dancer and choreographer Siobhan Davies as she unravels the complex processes that underpin a life’s work in dance.
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