Olhar Migrante

An intimate look at the Immigrant experience focusing on issues of identity, belongingness and displacement through the language of dance. Shot in Campinas, Brazil in collaboration with Dançaberta and Eclipse Dance and Culture.

Dancers: Ayumi Hanada, Casemiro de Paula Barsalini, Cléo de Paula, Fernando Vitor, Flávia Pinheiro, Júlia Ferreira, Lais Taufic Robson Lourenço, Victoria Travitzki. Grupo Dançaberta – Direction: Julia Ziviani

Invited interpreters: Bruno dos Santos Estevam, Danray Stephens, Hiago Ramos, Maicon Fidelis, Marina Vieira Farias, Renan Augusto, Valdir Senhorinho, Wagner Silva and William Santos Pereira. Cia Eclipse Culture and Art – Direction: Ricardo Cardoso (Kiko Brown) and Ana Cristina Ribeiro

Direction: Ana Baer and Julia Ziviani; Music: Joaquin Lopez Chas; Production: Grupo Dançaberta and Baers Production; Production coordinator: Bruno Harlyson; Production Assistants: Flora Viviani, Júlia Ferreira, Tomaz Lambert, Victoria Travitzki.; Cinematography/Editing:  Ana Baer

Filmed at Estação Cultura, Campinas / São Paulo, Brazil  May 2019

presentations/ workshops

June, 2015 

The Article “Being a Video-Choreographer: Describing the Multifaceted Role of a Choreographer Creating Screendance” was published in the International Journal of Screendance, vol 5.

This is a conversation between Heike Salzer, Artistic Director of Salts and Ana Baer, Artistic Co-Director of theSans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema. They talk about the creative process of a videographer, the Sans Souci Festival, and the importance of screens, audiences and legacy.

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June, 2015 

Presentation: “Motion and emotion in heterogeneous geographies- Intersection between choreography and videography”. The University of Edinburgh, John McIntyre Conference Center, UK. 06/12/2015

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May, 2015 

Lecture: “Creating a screendance in a Natural Environment, Improvising, Adapting and everything in between”. Arts and Media, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK. 05/14/15

Presenting a Retrospective of Sans Souci as part of Tees Dance Film Festival.           Mima, Middlesbrough, UK. 05/14/15 program

Artistic Residency 05/11/15-05/22/15 choreographing “In a Wink on an Eye” with Teesside University’s Dance Program for the Creative Arts week. media

March, 2015

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June, 2014

Presenting sans souci festival of dance video selection at the Universidad de San Carlos, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 06/06/2014

March, 2014

Co-Producing Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema at the BlueStar Complex, San Antonio, TX with the AtticRep 03/28-29/2014

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February 8-14, 2014                                                                                                           Awarded the Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts’ Guest Artist Initiative grant, to hold an Artistic Residency at Texas A&M University – Department of Health and Kinesiology.

Rehearsing “Threading Memories” for Dance Concert “Perpetual Motion” (2/27/14 – 2/28/14), Texas A&M . Photographer: Marisa Miller

                                                                                                                               October, 2013                                                                                                                  the situation room and fragility were shown October 11 during the Presentation “Creacion Coreografica a partir de Espacios Alternativos” at the University UNIACC in Santiago de Chile.

September, 2013 the situation room and mujeres de juarez were presented September 26-27 during Opening Door Dance Theatre, both pieces incorporate live dance and projecting images.

ODT-13Fall, 2013                                                                                                               Creating the piece Horizons with Merge Dance Company.

September, 2013

fragility selected to screen during Selecion VD-MX September 6, 2013 in Casarrodante, Montevideo Uruguay.SELECCION VD+MX_-1

September, 2013                                                                                                    

Producing Sans Souci festival of Dance Cinema at the ATLAS Institute, Boulder CO. (September 20-21).Picture 5