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Donna Szoke, Brock University Visual Arts
PARADIS/Paradise is a cross-continental dance project between Canada and France led by Vancouver choreographer-dancer Alvin Erasga Tolentino in collaboration with French musician-composer Emmanuel de St Aubin and Vancouver/St. Catharines media artist Donna Szoke. In exploring the relationship and breath of dance through live music and visual images, PARADIS streams within the moments of synchronicity between three art forms.
"I originally shot this footage for a collaboration with a dancer and noise musician, for the project PARADIS. The footage was used in the pre-show, playing as the audience entered the theatre and found their seats. Since that time, I’ve begun using this footage for an animation study for the project because."