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Dance Film; Deconstructed you are nothing/you were all i had by Lucy Kerr

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DANCE FILM; DECONSTRUCTED

Co-curated and co-presented by Lucy Kerr and Emily Smith in partnership with Brooklyn Studios for Dance and collaborating organizations Dance Films Association and Mono No Aware

DANCE FILM; DECONSTRUCTED: you are nothing/you were all i had by Lucy Kerr

November 19th

8pm

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This evening will feature Kerr’s multimedia video and performance work in progress, you are nothing/you were all i had, created and performed in collaboration with Mackenzie Taylor. This piece is a study surrounding simultaneity: a simultaneous presence of the director and performer and a simultaneous trajectory of process and product. The piece is rooted in questions of control and what the human form, which is in a constant conversation with gravity, can touch.


“What is considered when we discuss the conditions for the genre of dance film? Do conditions for a genre at times create expectations? At what point do expectations for art limit a creator’s vision?

In this series, we are interested in examining conditions for the genre of 'dance film' and destabilizing expectations for a genre, while devising an exciting program that explores the more mysterious and unexamined connections between a diverse group of artists and their work. We are interested in the various starting points and unique perspectives of artists creating work concerned with the body as it is captured, suspended, and archived by the camera. Every person has a body that moves, every film moves; movement is grounded in the persistence of the body in time, and cinema creates a visceral experience and archive of this. With these conditions as the premise for curation, this program is interested in questioning conditions for a genre and fostering a dialogue around the potential of dance cinema to reflect on the body as a multifaceted social, political, existential, physical, and ephemeral vehicle of human experience."

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