When I shot Vidya's Dance in 2013 vimeo.com/65510894 , I knew I wanted to superimpose the many takes of Vidya's performance into one film. Unfortunately, I found it was very easy to lose visual coherence with superimposition. This film solves that problem by assigning primary colors to the superimposed tracks.
Cambridge based dancer Vidya Math performance a one minute dance piece in the beautiful environs of the Cambridge Art Salon.
The performance is a fusion of classical Indian (Kathak) and contemporary Western dance. It draws on Vidya's life time commitment to exploring and promoting this new form.
Choreography: Vidya Math
Camera Operator: Steve Lewis
Music: Matthew Warman
Thanks to: The Cambridge Art Salon
Special Thanks to:
Film by Simon Mullen
Shot on a Nizo 156 and Nizo 561.
Low frame rates of 9fps, 6fps and 4fps were exclusively used in this project to enhance motion blur.
The filmstock was Tri-X, a 200ASA B&W reversal film.