Virtual Event- Dance in WMNF Film: Untrammeled by Man
Presented as part of the Museum’s Mountain Voices series. To register for this FREE Zoom presentation, please email Rebecca Enman at firstname.lastname@example.org 2020 WMNF Artist-in-Residence Ellen Oliver will discuss her film titled “Untrammeled by Man,” a short dance film exploring our physicality in the Forest and its trails. 1,000 feet of aluminum foil was sculpted by her moving body and the natural environment throughout the project. Ellen will also discuss the upcoming White Mountain National Forest Film Festival, bringing together interdisciplinary artists, scientists, trail crew, and recreational users of the Forest to ask ourselves “How do we shape the Forest.” Ellen Oliver is a dance artist based in Providence, Rhode Island. Ellen works to combine her interests in movement, film, and painting through her choreography, performance, and teaching. Her work values cross-disciplinary collaboration and friendship. Ellen is co-founder of ProviDANCE Project with Angela Cole, choreographing and presenting work at Bearnstow Maine, WAXworks NYC, Dixon Place NYC, Southern Vermont Dance Festival, Urbanity neXt Residency Boston, and AS220 Providence. She is also co-founder of 3 Spice Dance, a collective of dance artists who create with methods that are inspired by Bearnstow, ME. www.ellenoliverdance.com Free and open to the public.