"Constructed from 1930s archive footage of the Soviet Union. This is Frankenstein for real and a curse on the perpetrators past and present. A film by Thomas Volker." (Jon Wozencroft)
Playing With Fire premiered at the National Theatre London as part of the RCA / NT Frankenstein project.National Theatre websiteFrankenstein Project website
Digital Video (comprised of 16 + 35mm film stock), sound, 2'30"
WALKING THE LINE was filmed at the deserted Olympic Village in Berlin and was shown as part of a theatrical performance called "Again The Room Was Plunged Into Silence".
The event took place at the Pit Theatre (Barbican Centre London) as part of the "The Surreal House" exhibition on 10 June 2010.
More information can be found at the Barbican Centre`s website
(Super 8 + Digital Video, Sound, 4'17")
Tags: Barbican Centre London, The Surreal House, Super 8
For this project I collaborated with two professional dancers. Our meetings and rehearsals resulted in partly choreographed, partly improvised performances that I recorded with two cameras at a film studio in London Battersea over the course of two days.
The dance sequences shown in the film can be understood both as an interpretation of Schönberg's orchestral piece, and the poem by Richard Dehmel. Stylistically the film borrows from aethetic ideas that are related to German Expressionist film and dance.
It premiered at the Cadogan Hall London on 8 July 2011 and accompanied the performance by the Arensky Chamber Orchestra.
Transfigured Night premiered at Cadogan Hall London 8 July 2011
Khyle is a London-based dance artist, originally from Derbyshire. Starting as a hiphop dancer, Khyle then went on to study classical ballet and technical contemporary. Since graduating he has worked with many of the UK's top choreographers, touring to some of the biggest venues across the world.
Amelia is a London-born dancer, she trained at The Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. After graduating she joined dance theatre company Chordelia under the director Kally Lloyd-Jones. Amelia currently works as a freelance dancer/ choreographer and movement director in London.