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Canadian Icon and Timeless Influences

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: Dance on camera, Jennifer Nikolai, video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The National Film Board of Canada’s Norman McLaren composed a ballet film “Pas de deux” in 1968.  McLaren’s iconic film “Pas de deux” for me, echoes resemblances [...]

“Pushing the form; Hollywood to Indie cinema: Maya Deren”

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: Dance on camera, Jennifer Nikolai, Uncategorized, video|Tags: , , , , , |

Commercial Hollywood pictures in the 1930’s into the 1940’s became fascinated with the dancing subject. In the Hollywood context, key figures including Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, [...]

How can dance and camera(s) contribute to widening the lens of our form in the scope of the Anthropocene?

By |November 19th, 2019|Categories: Dance on camera, Performance, Workshop|Tags: , , |

In the age of the Anthropocene, this is a call to get out and dance with your camera, shoot low budget, make; on issues that concern, [...]