Stillness in Motion – Art Meets Dance
Joburg Ballet is proud to have partnered with Strauss & Co Fine Art Auctioneers in a project called Art Meets Dance which was streamed online on Thursday 29 October 2020.
For this event, two paintings by distinguished South African artists Gerard Sekoto and Mongezi Ncaphayi were chosen by two Joburg Ballet choreographers who created short ballets inspired by the paintings.
His imagination ignited by a painting by iconic South African artist Gerard Sekoto, From the Market (Dakar) No 1, choreographer Tumelo Lekana describes his piece as “a communal journey paved by the African spirit”. Set to music by Philip Tabane and Malombo, it features dancers Shannon Glover, Revil Yon and Ana Paulino.
Swan Lake Bath Ballet Goes Viral
a Modern-day Swan Lake filmed entirely remotely in the filled baths of 27 elite ballet dancers from around the world.
Choreographer and Producer Corey Baker worked with long-time collaborator producer Anne Beresford as well as Director of Photography Nicola Daley ACS (Harlots, Paradise Lost), Editor Travis Moore, supported by Line Producer Guy Trevellyan. The team combined innovative technological solutions such as the app FiLMiC Pro and Zoom along with household makeshift tripods to make the film remotely.
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