Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Ephemeral Evidence

"Films of early dance, while one of the most important sources of information, are “mysterious”. The credits may be missing or incomplete, or different versions may exist in different archives. And while dance, like most art forms, has both primary and secondary research sources, dance films complicate the pursuit of information. Dance films are both primary and secondary because the filmmaker’s perspective intervenes..."

As time always seems to pass- anyway- the "now" of today, will thus be tomorrow's yesterday. For today's post, Sam Renseiw, chose a short compilation of choreographic work filmed some days ago, last week. View the steps by clicking here or enter the stage above. (patafilm #184, 01'15'', 5.4 MB, mov/quicktime - Flash version here)