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“elemental” (00:04:24) by Leo Ryan, USA, 2022
“elemental” is an embodied experiment in movement and sound that features the choreographer and dancer Marika Niko.
Leo Ryan, MFA, is a movement-based performance artist and experimental filmmaker currently based in Durham, NC, USA. As a nonbinary trans artist-scholar originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, their work predominantly centers queer and trans corporealities, with an interest in lived queer experiences in the American South. They received their Master of Fine Arts in Dance: Embodied Interdisciplinary Praxis from Duke University in 2023.
Director: Leo Ryan (they/them)
Sound design: Leo Ryan (they/them)
Choreographer, cast: Marika Niko (she/they)