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Janice Parker: The Journey
Audiences have been amazed at Janice Parker’s private dancer, at the authenticity and the generosity of the performers - so why does janice wonder if she has gone too far this time?
Has Janice Parker gone too far this time?
Audiences have been amazed at Janice Parker’s Unlimited Commission, Private Dancer, at the authenticity and the generosity of the performers – so why does Janice wonder if she has gone too far this time?
This 90 second film shows excepts of the private dancer experience, where you can only watch the dancers directly if you are invited in to their private spaces. The rest is snatched glimpses, moving shadows and unexpected moments – provocative, challenging – and beautiful.
Janice’s work questions traditional dance aesthetics and the true nature of beauty. Why, she asks, are disabled people so rarely seen as who they are without compromise?
Push Me Collection: The Journey is the next set of the 90 second films following 12 Push Me artists on their journey to the 2012 Cultural Olympiad and the Unlimited Festival.
See how her story began with Push Me for 90 Seconds, in the first Push Me Collection.
For more information on the artists and full credits go to Push Me Please
Director: John Durrant, BDH
Music: Timo Baker, Subvertical