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On April 3 at the NW Film Forum, attend the screening of a new dance film featuring UW students and Seattle community dancers, conceived and directed by UW Creative Research Fellow in the UW Department of Dance, Margarita Bali. The film was shot over eleven weeks on stairs throughout Seattle and the University of Washington, including Suzzallo and Odegaard Libraries, Volunteer Park, Seattle Public Library, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle University, the Bullitt Center, and more.
The one-hour event will consist of a screening of the work-in-progress film and a discussion with Margarita Bali and performing arts faculty from the University of Washington. A reception will follow.
About Margarita Balí
Margarita Bali is a choreographer, video dance and video-installation artist and teacher. Together with Susana Tambutti, she has co-directed the Argentine contemporary dance company Nucleodanza for twenty-five years, and toured her choreographic work in over 100 venues in Europe, North and South America, India, Korea and Australia. In the last fifteen years she has concentrated her interests in the production of multimedia and interactive works, site-specific architectural video performances and sculptural video installations for museums, galleries and alternative performance spaces.
To learn more: https://meanycenter.org/margarita-bali
About the Creative Fellowships Initiative
The Creative Fellowships Initiative is a new interdisciplinary pilot project at the University of Washington exploring the nature of creative research. The Initiative, funded by a three and a half year, $750,000 grant award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to advance the field of performing arts by supporting artists in the development of new work and by integrating the performing arts disciplines into the broader curriculum.