domenica 28 dicembre 2014

Video of the day. Directors’ Cuts: Chelsea McMullan

The women's changing room through the eyes of the art-house prodigy

“We wanted the piece to feel outside of time and space,” says Canadian filmmaker Chelsea McMullan of her breakthrough 2007 short Slip, which launches our new seasonal series Directors’ Cuts. Over the next two weeks, NOWNESS’s valued contributors will be uncovering their archives with unaired, unedited and uncensored passion projects. For McMullan, this meant re-watching all 13 takes of her complex and beguiling dance piece set in the changing rooms of a women’s public bathing facility in Toronto. Interpreting the rich history and range of clientele coming together in the most private of spaces, from homeless people to new immigrants, the director conjured a rhapsodic short that coincided with the advent of YouTube."

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