Category: inspiration

Dimitris Papaioannou

Dimitris Papaioannou is a Greek performer/visual artist/choreographer/director (he made the opening ceremony for the Olympics in Athens in 2004) this video is a selection of scenes from some of his projects over the last 10 years, showing plenty of overdesigned sets populated by naked dancers, some football and Dimitris himself sporting an excellent moustache. in…
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indoor kite flying

slightly geeky, but beautiful choreography, bringing an object to life.

Cirrus

amazing choreography of stock footage by Cyriak Harris

choreography on film #8

surreal, kitsch choreography from La Fee (The Fairy) – 2011 film by  Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy.

Wayne McGregor

Philip Beesley

i just discovered this guy’s work – it’s incredible. Philip Beesley is an architect, engineer, artist, designer and much more. he’s really into the idea of Hylozoics – that every object has its own life and its own life force. he makes these intricate and beautiful installations that look like they’re made from feathers and…
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choreography on film #7

not great choreography, but a great opening to Bong Joon-Ho’s 2009 film – Mother

choreography on film #6

last night i watched Park Chan-Wook’s genre-bending masterpiece – Thirst. its basically a horror movie, but avoids all the standard horror movie cliches and conventions, replacing them with beautiful photography, subtle comedy, ambiguous narrative and gorgeous music. this is my favourite scene where the priest has just discovered his vampirical immortality, and then spots his…
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FRICTIONS

nice movement/animation piece by director Steven Briand

Pas de Deux

New York artist Daniel Wurtzel works with light, air, fabric and other materials. Two pieces of fabric and a bunch of fans create a complex, dynamic relationship.