Off, 2019


 

Off, 2019
00:06:16 video dance
Collaboration with Bita Bell 
Choreography and Performance by Bita Bell 
Camera Choreography and Editing by Kathryn Nusa Logan 
Composition and SoundDesign by Bita Bell 
Costume by Lindsay Simon  

“Derived from the courageous stories of migration in boats and contradicted with the derogatory term “FOB”, OFF is an exploration of bodies in misplacement. This film makes palpable a vulnerable experience through the sensibilities and motions seen on the skin, spine, hands and feet. The camera creates a placeless of place , ungrounding and situating the body in a void. OFF aims to create an emotional landscape through physicalizing the cinematic experience in order to seize a deeper human connection.” 

Based on a UNICEF Interview with 7 years old Syrian refugee, Malak.
c 2019 Produced at The Ohio State University Department of Dance 

Screenings: 

  • Dansfilmfestival; Stockholm, Sweden, 2019
  • The Outlet Dance Project, New Jersey, United States, 2019
  • Moving Images international Videodance Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2019
  • Merde The Show, New York, United States, 2019
  • Screen Dance Festival, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2019 

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