Created by award-winning choreographer, film-maker and Sadler’s Wells New Wave Associate Artist Wilkie Branson. This soul searching, poetic film combines the hip hop language of b-boying with cutting-edge technologies including animation, photogrammetry, and chroma-key capture. Innovation meets age-old questions in this dark and affecting journey of self-discovery, touching on issues of loneliness, isolation, mental health, and the perseverance of the human spirit.
Introduction by director/choreographer Wilkie Branson
This digital screening is available to stream between 12:00 pm Sunday, October 18 and 11:59 pm Sunday, October 28. Suggested Viewing Time: Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 pm.
Feature Short: Clinamen
Revealing the quintessence of dance and movement. Through motion capture, Hugo Arcier strips the bodies of three dancers performing on the Palais Garnier stage down to the movements of atoms, creating a mesmerizing dance in futuristic Paris Opera backstage areas.
Director: Hugo Arcier
Choreographer: Christine Bastin
Details: (France, 2020), 9:05 min