ENVIRONMENTAL DANCING IN POTT SHRIGLEY (19m 05s)
A film by Shawn J Stephen in collaboration with Dr. Gemma Collard- Stokes
This experimental installation film explores the practice of Environmental Dance as a way of engaging nature through bodily movement. Made in collaboration with Dr. Gemma Collard-Stokes, this film documents Gemma’s interactions with various spaces scarcely occupied by the remains a coal mine in Pott Shrigley, Macclesfield.
For the MAVA Showcase in 2022, this film was projected onto a large wall with speakers on either side so the audience could immerse themselves in the visuals as well as the soundscapes folded into the film.