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Desire Lines

… love, endings, and the lure of the screen

A dance for two people and a camera operator.

Desire Lines premièred as part of The Place Prize on 21 September 2010. The work was developed by Jackie Shemesh (light), Rhianne Benger (rehearsal/isadora), Marika Rizzi (performance), Tim Halliday (camera/video), Gail Hernandez Rosa (violin) and Simon Ellis (performance). Research, production and conceptual details are documented online at desirelines2010.wordpress.com. The original Place Prize entry video is here:

Concept and choreography: Simon Ellis
Performance: Marika Rizzi and Simon Ellis
Live camera, videography and edit: Tim Halliday
Design: Jackie Shemesh
Violin: Gail Hernandez Rosa
Isadora programming and operation: Rhianne Benger
Music: J.S. Bach, Violin Partita No. 2 In D Minor
Commission: The Place, London
Length: 20 minutes
Première: 11 September 2010, The Place, London

Images: Benedict Johnson

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