'Correspondance' / Film by Shaked Dagan / 28 min
Correspondance is a dance film cruising between the documentary, mockumentary, abstract and staged aesthetic. Communication these days is easy and available always, with a snap of a finger,and new kind of relationships emerge. Relationships that are supported by screens. Correspondance is a duet of far away people. Sending carefully shaped messages that get blurry and cut off on their way - on an attempt to establish a sort of intimacy where there is mostly concentrated loneliness.
Director: Shaked Dagan more...
Camera: Shaked Dagan, Omer Tadmor, Monika Smekot
Edit: Shaked Dagan
Dancers: Shaked Dagan, Monika Smekot
Recorded at: Bergen (Norway), Glasgow (Scotland)
The film was produced with the help of USF Verftet resident program, and BEK in Bergen, Norway. It was premiered as work in progress at the (Bergen) gallery season opening in August 2015.
'Polish Dance' / Aga Pedziwiatr & Monika Smekot
"Fast and compact collaboration at Ponderosa land.
Two girls from Poland and some heroes.
Totally do it yourself style.
Performed by:Aga Pedziwiatr and Monika Smekot in the frame of P.O.R.C.H programme, 2014"
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2nd home-India / 'Kindling' / dance, physical theatre
2nd home-India was a non-profit artistic collaboration project, that took place in the north of India in summer 2013, initiated and artistically directed by Israeli dancer and choreographer Shaked Dagan. Read more about the project here.
'Kindling' is 45 min long dance/physical theatre piece focused on supporting and empowering women and gender equality through artistic and performative expressions.It was choreographed and composed by 7 female artists from around the world as part of the project'2nd home-India'
The piece was performed in Chhallal (Himachcal Pradesh), Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Imphal (Manipur), Kolkata (West Bengal)
and New Delhi.
WATCH THE VIDEO (Rehearsing in Himalayas)
WATCH THE VIDEO (New Delhi - Habitat Centre)
Shaked Dagan (Israel) - dance more...
Carson Reiners (USA) - dance
Keren Bossin (Israel) - music more...
Kaeridwyn Newman (Canada) - physical theatre/puppetry
Ayelet Yekutiel (Israel) - dance
Birgitte Lundtoft (Denmark) - dance
Monika Smekot (Poland) - dance, physical theatre