Dancing Through Impermanent Spaces

A collection of short films by Elizabeth Guthrey, which explore permanence and impermanence in our relationship with the living world, and the built environment. The films are a creative response to the earthquakes in Christchurch.

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8:01pm 5th November 2017
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Beneath the Layers: Wood salvaging
Beneath the Layers: Wood salvaging
A video of interpretive dances related to the salvaging of wood from a house, featuring Matt Grant and Elizabeth Guthrey.
Leverage and Nature
Leverage and Nature
A video of dance and physical theatre based on themes of leverage, strength and nature, featuring Julia Guthrey, Matt Grant, Elizabeth Guthrey, Laura and Claudia.
Design to Explore
Design to Explore
A video of dance and physical theatre by Julia Guthrey, Matt Grant and Elizabeth Guthrey. The interpretive dance incorporates a public sculpture titled 'Tree Houses for Swamp Dwellers' by Julia Morrison on the corner of Gloucester Street and Colombo Street.
In Memory of Loved Ones
In Memory of Loved Ones
A video of dance and physical theatre featuring Julia Guthrey, Matt Grant, Elizabeth Guthrey, Laura and Claudia. The piece incorporates the public memorial art installation '185 Chairs' by Peter Majendie, on the corner of Madras Street and Cashel Street.
Poem and Dance
Poem and Dance
A video of dance and physical theatre featuring Matt Grant and Elizabeth Guthrey, incorporating several central city locations. The voiceover is a poem written and read by Matt Grant.
Addition to Beneath the Layers: Wood salvaging
Addition to Beneath the Layers: Wood salvaging
A video of interpretive dances related to the building of a shed, featuring Matt Grant and Elizabeth Guthrey. This video was made as a follow-on to 'Beneath the Layers: Wood salvaging'.
Stillness and Change: Sculpting under the trees
Stillness and Change: Sculpting under the trees
A video of interpretive dances filmed at various locations in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, featuring Matt Grant and Elizabeth Guthrey.
Trailer for Dancing Through Impermanent Spaces
Trailer for Dancing Through Impermanent Spaces
A trailer video for Elizabeth Guthrey's film series 'Dancing Through Impermanent Spaces', which was screened as part of the Body Festival 2014.
Promotional material for Dancing Through Impermanent Spaces
Promotional material for Dancing Through Impermanent Spaces
Promotional material for the film series 'Dancing Through Impermanent Spaces' by Elizabeth Guthrey. The films are a creative response to the earthquakes in Christchurch and were shown as part of the Christchurch Body Festival 2014.
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