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Y Chwarelwr

Centre de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne 2015 - Director : Ball, Wren

Choreographer(s) : Ball, Wren (United Kingdom)

Present in collection(s): Centre de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne

Video producer : Wren Ball

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Y Chwarelwr

Centre de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne 2015 - Director : Ball, Wren

Choreographer(s) : Ball, Wren (United Kingdom)

Present in collection(s): Centre de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne

Video producer : Wren Ball

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Y Chwarelwr

Directed, Choreographed, performed and edited by: Wren Ball

Music by: Katherine Betteridge

Filming by SSP Media: Osian Williams & Matthew Harris

Special thanks goes to Sally Mees for creating the mask and Ceri Rimmer for making the hood.

 

Y Chwarelwr (The Quarrymen) was shot in the now abandoned Welsh Quarry of Dinorwic on an a wet and stormy day. The film explores the power of a mask and how the body reacts to a new set of circumstances in an unforgiving landscape. While wearing the mask my perception of reality was altered and a sense of claustrophobia was felt. Movement became animalistic and minimal which in turn brought about a new way of responding to the external space that was not bound by predetermined steps or sequences. During the editing I wanted to further the sense of an alternate reality by introducing dream like sequences and psychedelic imagery. 

Ball, Wren

Ball, Wren

Y Chwarelwr

Artistic direction / Conception : Réalisé, chorégraphié, interprété et monté par : Wren Ball

Choreography : Wren Ball

Interpretation : Wren Ball

Original music : Katherine Betteridge

Video conception : Tourné par SSP Media : Osian Williams & Matthew Harris

Costumes : Remerciements spéciaux à Sally Mees pour la création du masque et à Ceri Rimmer pour la capuche

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