Artists’ Television Access is a San Francisco-based, artist-run, non-profit organization that cultivates and promotes culturally-aware, underground media and experimental art. We provide an accessible screening venue and gallery for the presentation of programmed and guest-curated screenings, exhibitions, performances, workshops and events. We believe in fostering a supportive community for the exhibition of innovative art and the exchange of non-conformist ideas.
“dreambody/earthbody” (2012; 80 min. USA. video) Antero Alli
Since 1977, the filmmaker has been developing a medium of paratheatre inspired by the physical theatre of Jerzy Grotowski. For this experimental documentary video, Alli trained a group of seven in paratheatre methods towards an enactment of a ritual choreography created from movements recalled from participants’ nocturnal dreams. The group also demonstrates a series of paratheatre techniques and processes accompanied by Alli’s narrative in an exposé of this creative process. Also featuring participant interviews plus dramatic re-enactments of the director’s own dreams as they intermingle with the group rituals.
Featuring Antero Alli, Sylvi Alli, Robin Coomer, Jeffrey Fisher, Steve Mobia, Lori Salomon, Marianne Shine, Julian Simeon, Nick Walker, and Alaska Yamada. Edited by Chris Odell & Antero Alli. Music by Sylvi Alli. Videography by Antero Alli. Produced by ParaTheatrical ReSearch. Written, narrated, and directed by Antero Alli.
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