[WATCH VIDEO] dearSAPPHO
I first met Ania during college. She was studying feminism and had already been dancing for 15 years. One morning our final semester we continued an on-going conversation about gender equality in the US. We were upset over the fact that even today in 2013 the most well-known dance choreographers and film directors were still male. We often times found ourselves greatly disturbed by both our industries in the way mainstream/commercial dance and film continues to exploit the female body and feminine mind without proper representation. When these daily reminders didn’t sink us through the ground, Ania and I created art to survive.
dearSAPPHO is a personal video about love, women, art, and survival. Instead of giving up, let us join together to create… even if out of tragic beginnings.
this piece was inspired by two friends who happened to be artists. I love you ania, always and forever. this is my love letter to you
DANCER/CHOREOGRAPHER Ania Catherine
CINEMATOGRAPHERS Mishka Kornai and Angela Dalberiste
WRITER/DIRECTOR Emmeline Kim
MUSIC Jocelyn & Lisa Boyfriend Academy Remix
enavantstudios.com - CLIQUE GANG collaboration