DDF News — 16 Oct 2018
Wicklow Screendance Laboratory, 17-20 Oct 2018
Wicklow Screendance Laboratory returns to Dublin & Wicklow from October 17th to 20th!
The programme includes workshops for dancers and filmmakers at the Inchicore College of Further Education and Bray Institute of Further Education. There will also be an evening of dance performance, film screening and discussion at Perfect Theatre Studios, Bray Bowl on Friday 19th October, followed by a full day programme at Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray on Saturday 20th.
DAY AT MERMAID ARTS CENTRE
Tickets €6 (or €15 for all Saturday sessions, student rate €6 for all sessions) through Mermaid Arts Centre website www.mermaidartscentre.ie
SESSION 1, 12-2pm, INTERNATIONAL FOCUS
Introduction: Dr Adrienne Brown (Ireland)
Marisa Hayes and Franck Boulègue (France) present Screendance films and discuss the development of the practice in ‘Art in Motion: Creation and Curation’. Jasmine Morand (Switzerland) presents her recent film collaboration with Blas Payri (Spain) and her role as choreographer/film maker in ‘Conception of a videodance work as art installation: layered choreographic approaches’. There follows a Q&A with audience invitation and participation.
SESSION 2, 3-5pm, RAW MATERIAL
Marion Cronin (Ireland), Rachel Holmes (Ireland), Saoirse Doyle (Ireland), Emma Fitzgerald (Ireland), Veronika Sardiko (Latvia/Ireland), My Johansson (Sweden) and Haddas Eshel (Israel) present original dance works or works-in-progress as both the raw material of dance, along with its place to be honoured as art in its own right. Scratch films or first attempt at filmmaking is celebrated by the work of the following filmmakers: Catherine Donnelly (Ireland), Marion Cronin (Ireland), Emma Fitzgerald (Ireland), Michèle Manahan (Ireland) and John Doherty (Ireland), followed by moderated discussion and audience participation.
SESSION 3, 6-8.45pm, FILM SCREENINGS
A visual spectacle of 17 Irish and International Screendance works. Filmmakers Kathryn Cooley/ Máire Dee (Ireland), Erica Borges (Brazil/Ireland), Steve Woods (Ireland), Howard Jones (Ireland), Tara D’Arquian (Belgium), Valentina Berthelon (Germany), Gaetano Mastrocinque (Italy), Rosely Conz (Brazil), Salvatore Insana (Italy), Colin Gee (USA), Florent Schwartz (France), Liudmila Komrakova (Russia), Vita Alfarno (Italy), Larissa de Melo (Ireland), Tara Brandel (Ireland) and Gemma Crowe (Canada) present films showing the breadth and range of this art form.