MOVEMENT ON FILM
October 25th – November 6th
MOVEMENT ON FILM highlights the dialogue between the camera and body as well as celebrating embodiment, women in interdisciplinary arts, dance on film, and lineage. Featuring the work of dancer/choreographer/vocalist Janis Brenner and interdisciplinary artist Muyassar Kurdi, MOVEMENT ON FILM will present video installations by both Brenner and Kurdi, as well as original and limited edition 35mm photographic prints by Kurdi, featuring Ms. Brenner and others. On October 25th and November 6th, the artists will present performances to compliment the exhibit, as well as special screenings of “Where She Is” (2018) the experimental short by Janis Brenner and artist Bahar Behbahani as well as selections from Kurdi’s 16mm film trilogy.
Opening Reception and Performance: October 25th 7–10 PM
Oct 25th 7–10 PM
Oct 26th 12-4 PM
Oct 28th 6-9 PM
Oct 29th 6-9 PM
*Gallery hours also available by appointment
October 25th, 8:00 PM
Screenings of Muyassar’s 16mm film trilogy:
A Song for Many Women (9m21s, 2018) is a short 16mm movement film exploring gravity, perception, and subtlety. A woman’s dance in the aftermath of war and destruction.
Field Dances (9m17s, 2019) is a short 16mm dance film ruminating on space, scale, micromovements, and anatomy.
“Where She Is” (19m39s, 2018) the experimental short by Janis Brenner and artist Bahar Behbahani
Travelling (10m9s, 2017) is a short 16mm movement film, a pilgrimage, a ritual: exploring gravity, vulnerability, spaces between spaces, visual rhythm, and presence.
Where She Is (2018) the experimental short by Janis Brenner and artist Bahar Behbahani
November 6th, 8:00 PM
Muyassar Kurdi’s voice/electronics duo performance with Lucie Vítková
Janis Brenner’s solo excerpts of the movement-voice-theatre work Inheritance: A Litany AND screening of “Where She Is” (19m39s, 2018) the experimental short by Janis Brenner and artist Bahar Behbahani