Two movements from 11 different camera angles and then edited into a short film. I had a lot of fun, particularly working with Jessica Cavender as my ‘dancer.’ I had a pretty clear idea in my head from the start, and then reduced it to the two essential movements I would need to get it across. […]
This is a piece I premiered this summer at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco, during the Shared Space 7 home season.
I had the opportunity to look at some of Bill Viola’s video work and Robert Wilson’s Voom portraits. I found both touched on the power of slow motion and small movements by manipulating time in their work. I looked at Viola’s The Greeting and Emergence. Mostly, I was impressed that even as humans moved in slow motion, there […]