DREAMS

'Dreams' is a installation of dance films and photography based on Jamie's dreams. As a way to confront her nightmares she recreated some of the peculiar, surreal, and unforgettable successions of images, ideas, emotions and sensations that occurred during sleep. The world of dreams is intimately and intricately connected with our own, but is completely unpredictable. In dreams we are not afraid of taboos; we do not question what is reasonable, proper, polite. We play with optical and magical illusions, and with the manipulation of gravity, space, time, and light, to create an atmosphere in which the boundaries of reality are blurred. Just as in a dream, You will not necessarily understand the logic of what happens, but - we hope - will connect to it on a deeper level, something lying beneath the logic of the everyday.

 

This first series is filmed in Belgium and Slovakia.

 

Jamie Lee: Director, Producer, & Dancer

Stanislav Dobak: Producer, Camera Operator, Editor, Technician 

Cast: Jamie Lee, Daisy Phillips, Victoria Perez, Anuschka Von Oppen,

Janet Novas, Passerelle dancers

Sound Composition: James Brown, Jozef Vlk

 

Co-production: 

Charleroi Danses (Belgium) 

Stanica Žilina-Záriečie, (Slovakia)

Slovakia MInistry of Culture

Artist in Residence: VormingsCentrum Destelheide (Belgium)

Danseur festival (BE), Kiosk Festival Zilina (SK), Cinedans festival (NL) and Festival International de Video Danse de Bourgogne, Out of Balance expo, Destelheide (BE) and Choreographic Captures Joint Ventures 60 second competition 3rd prize 2016 (DE).

INSTALLATION

Dreams has been presented in a wide variety of spaces from abandoned buildings to galleries. July 2015 we Premiered 'Dreams' at Kiosk Festival in Zilina Slovakia in an abandoned electical power plant.

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