Filming and dancing Life. Searching for other forms to understand and sense human reality.
Sarahí Lay Trigo
She is a multidisciplinary scholartist from Guadalajara, Mexico. She is interested in study dance from different fields of knowledge such as philosophy, physics, anthropology, music and filming.
Doctor in Education.
Master in Management and Policies of Higher Education from the University of Guadalajara. Degree in Communication Sciences. Member of the International Dance Council CID, Unesco. Researcher in Anthropology and Dance.
Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) and fellow of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). Her current research line is Dance Anthropology and Philosophy. Her postdoctoral research focuses in Mexican folkloric dancers at the United States.
As part of her postdoctoral research she realized filming was a powerful tool to show her work as a researcher in the field of dance. So she ventured into the creation of documentary video, her first documentary is about dance reality of Mexican folk dancers in the United States.
She is also a dancer and choreographer. As a dancer she had developed a particular style of dance she called flamenco-flow. She had experienced different styles of dance and movement such as flamenco, ballet, Mexican folkloric, Modern, Yoga and Kung-Fu. As a researcher and dancer she has taught different courses, workshops, presentations, conferences, educational concerts of art and dance in Mexico, Argentina, Canadá, the United States and Spain.
Winner Best Foreign Documentary
Los Mejicas at UCSC. A Dance Island of Belonging and Encounter.
LA Shorts Awards
Los Ángeles
2020
Official Selection
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
Action on Film MegaFest 16th Annual Film Festival and Writers' Competition 2020
Las Vegas
Official selection
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
Hollywood Dreams 4th Annual International Film Festival and Writers' Competition
Las Vegas
Official selection
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
Young Film Market Mercato Europeo del Cinema Giovane e indipendente
Online
Official Selection
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival
Kolkata
Official Selection
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
Online Isolation Short Videos Festival
Moscow
Winner Best-Art Experimental Short
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
X World Short Film Festival
Las Vegas
Semi-finalist
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
Canadian Cinematography Awards (CaCA)
Toronto
Winner Outstanding Achievement
SPIRITUAL BATTLE TRILOGY (full version)
Cult Critic Movie Awards Cult Critic Movie Awards
Kolkata
College
University of California Santa Cruz
Postdoc
2018Present
Birth City
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Current City
California
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
Mexican
"Because I'm Mexican" Guillermo del Toro.
"When a dreamer can reconstruct the world from an ob­ject that he transforms magically through his care of it, we become convinced that everything in the life of a poet is germinal" Gaston Bachelard.
"I believe in the possibility of a choreography of such immediacy that time could be sensed in its most difficult and yet most haunting dimension, time sensed instant-by-instant, a kind of time freed from space" Erick Hawkings.
Filming and dancing Life. Searching for other forms to understand and sense human reality.