Oct 23, 8pm
cSPACE King Edward
F-O-R-M Festival of Recorded Movement (Vancouver)
Moving/ Forward brings a five-year survey of dance created for the screen by artists based in Western Canada. From flamenco to street dance, this program provides a chance to experience a lot of types of dance from a new perspective. The narrative format of the screen breaks down barriers and provide another avenue of appreciation for dance.
The program runs approximately 75 minutes and includes work by Deanna Peters, Ralph Escamillan, Nancy Lee, Kattie Coolidge, Francesca Frewer, Karissa Barry, Sabrina Comanescu, Heather Lamoureux, Nita Bowerman, Miriam Colvin, Company 605, Kim Sato, Nathan Boey, and others.
ABOUT FESTIVAL OF RECORDED MOVEMENT
Moving/ Forward is curated by Sophia Wolfe and Kristina Lemieux work under the name Recorded Movement Society. Together, with the support of Company 605, they created F-O-R-M (Festival of Recorded Movement) a youth focused film festival centred on movement-based content, with video works capturing the body in motion in creative and innovative ways.
Sophia Wolfe is a Vancouver based contemporary dance artist who also works in visual media including photography, film, and video art. Sophia’s dancing has lead her to tour nationally and internationally with Company 605, Co-Erasga and has more recently worked with with choreographer Chick Snipper and theatre company The Only Animal. Outside of dance performance, Sophia has created and presented video installations through Vancouver's Contemporary Art Gallery mentorship program, and has since shot and edited many short films involving movement of the body.
Kristina Lemieux (she/her) is an accomplished arts leader with more than 20 years of experience, and contemporary dance artist. A recent transplant to Toronto, Kristina is the Executive Director of Generator. In Vancouver, Kristina continues her work with F-O-R-M (Festival of Recorded Movement), Dancers of Damelahamid (Coastal First Nations Dance Festival), and her project Scaffold.
Photo credit: Francesca Chudnoff