Striking Scenes, Illuminated Brooklyn, and Wild Performances | Culture Beat Episode 7

In Jersey City, we check in with filmmaker Sam Cannon, who uses still images, video, and other technologies to redefine assumptions of time, space and the human body, questioning the way we display and observe images of ourselves in the digital age. Earlier in the year, we visited artist Duke Riley as he released thousands of pigeons strapped with LEDs, dazzling the East River with twinkling choreography for his Fly by Night collaboration with Creative Time. Further north in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, we chat with choreographer Katherine Maxwell and her dance company Hivewild who created Savage, a contemporary dance performance that captures humans in a "primal" state, defining borders between "nature" and "civilization."

Savage Credits:

Choreographer & Artistic Director: Katherine Maxwell
Performed by: Meredith Clemons, Honza Pelichovsky, Zachary Richardson, Koliane Rochon Prom Tep
Original Score by Musicians: Haggai Cohen-Milo and Mateo Lugo
Costumes by: Sara Shanahan
Producer: Julia Lourie

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