SERPENTINE, 2014, Stephanie Wuertz

SERPENTINE

25min, 16mm
2013

Serpentine, an intensely worked optical printing extravaganza inspired by modern dance pioneer Loie Fuller. The body is made and unmade, lost and found, as early cinema reverts to phantasmagoria.

Oh! our bones are clad with a new loving body. (Rimbaud)

Selected Screenings:

Anthology Film Archives, NY, NY Manga De Vento, Cine Cultura, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Fronteira Festival, Cine Cultura, Goiânia, Brasil
Filmmakers Co-op, NY, NY
RADAR: Exchanges in Dance Film Frequencies
@ Spectacle, Brooklyn, NY
High Zero Festival, Baltimore MD
Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

 "Remaking the Serpentine Dance and the Skin of the Film: Edison, the Lumières, and Stephanie Wuertz" presentation by Vera Dika at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2016 

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2014 in La Furia Umana

Reviews:
Dalila Carmago Martins on Serpentine in La Furia Umana
Francesco Cazzin on SERPENTINE in L'EMERGERE DEL POSSIBILE