Choreocinema: Counterpoints (#) + ScreenTalk with Siobhan Davies & Miranda Pennell ← Film ← Siobhan Davies Dance

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Choreocinema: Counterpoints (#) + ScreenTalk with Siobhan Davies & Miranda Pennell
Tue 24 Jan 2017, 6.30pm

Barbican Centre
£10 / 9 Book here


Siobhan Davies and Miranda Pennell present recent films and converse about the exploration of movement and stasis in their work. 

The programme includes:

You Made Me Love You 
Twenty-one dancers play a game of cat and mouse with an unpredictable camera. Losing contact can be traumatic.
4 min

Why Colonel Bunny Was Killed 
Triggered by the memoirs of a medical missionary on the Afghan borderlands, the film reworks archival images of colonial life on the North West frontier of British India at the turn of the 20th century. Searching for clues to the realities behind images framed during a time of colonial conflict, the film plays sound against image to uncover striking continuities in Western portrayals of a distant place and people.
28 min

The Running Tongue 
In this film installation (presented here in its linear form) Davies and Hinton worked with 22 dance artists, sound artists and animators. Footage of a running woman is played continuously in a loop, freezing at random intervals to reveal selected frames treated by each of the artists. 
30 min

Extract from All This Can Happen 
Made entirely from archive photographs and footage from the earliest days of moving image, All This Can Happen is a flickering dance of intriguing imagery that brings to light the possibilities of ordinary movements from the everyday which appear, evolve and freeze before your eyes.

Hosted by performance, media artist and scholar, Claudia Kappenberg.

Venue info

Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS
Venue website