R E V O L V I N G

Circus Artist Erin Ball performs on aerial silks with a suspended wheelchair in this meditative short film.

The piece was choreographed by Heidi Latsky in collaboration with Erin Ball, and the film is co-directed by Heidi Latsky and Josh Lyon.

  • Heidi Latsky
    Director
  • Josh Lyon
    Director
  • Heidi Latsky
    Producer
  • Erin Ball
    Key Cast
  • David Parker
    Music
  • Project Type:
    Experimental
  • Genres:
    Circus Arts, Silks, Meditation
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 7 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 17, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Heidi Latsky, Josh Lyon

Heidi Latsky (Artistic Director/Choreographer/ Performer), originally from Montreal, first received recognition as a celebrated principal dancer for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (1987-1993). Her experience there profoundly influenced her style and her philosophy of dance as she developed a reputation in her own right as a choreographer for stage, theater, and film.

Latsky is an advocate for disability rights and serves actively on the Disability Task Force for Dance/NYC. As a core part of its mission and work, Heidi Latsky Dance is committed to reflecting the diversity that it serves and actively follows the disability rights movement by embracing ‘nothing without us’—that is, its practice in choreography and performance and its composition of board leadership and staff has the representation and full, direct involvement of disabled people. She has sustained partnerships with Commissioner Victor Calise of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and the NY Academy of Medicine.

Josh Lyon (Filmmaker/Musician/Multi-Disciplinary Artist) was born in Bradford, UK, but is currently based in Katarokwi / Kingston, Ontario. He has worked extensively with Indigenous communities; created, animated, and directed numerous music videos and dance/poetry films; and explores forms of film-based innovative and creative research dissemination in a variety of academic settings. His narrative, documentary, music videos and experimental film work have been screened at festivals and conferences worldwide. He is sought after as an educator and collaborator, teaching workshops in film-making and animation, and providing mentorship in community based film production. He has taught courses in Music & Digital Media and Graphic Design at St Lawrence College, Kingston, since 2011.

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