Monday, June 6

La La La Human Steps: Amelia

"... Directed and choreographed by [Edouard] Locke in 2002, Amelia, is a beautiful piece of dance on film that won awards and critical acclaim at numerous festivals when it came out. Amelia features a hypnotic, original, minimalist score written by David Lang for violin, cello, piano and voice, and lyrics from five of Lou Reed’s most famous works that he created in the 60s for the Velvet Underground. It is beautifully shot from multiple angles, some dizzying and swooping, in a space that was tailor-made for the film itself. The shadows and lighting in tandem with the shots and the movement add layers of beauty to the stark visuals. ..."
Cultural Weekly
Dance Camera West
UbuWeb: Amelia (Video)

2008 July: La La La Human Steps, 2010 May: David Bowie - "Look Back In Anger", 2010 September: Mondo Beyondo