Please watch, and circulate, this video documentation of Ziyian Kwan's 'what i am dancing sundays', created by Filmmaker Peg Campbell. Peg captures the performance advocacy of her colleagues in music and dance during a summer of protest against arts cuts in BC.
Featuring Dancers/Choreographers: Peter Bingham, Tara Cheyenne Freidenberg, Donald Taruc, Mariko Kage, Ziyian Kwan; Musicians/Composers: Eileen Kage, John Korsrud, Joseph (Pepe) Danza, André Lachance, Brian Harding, Sam Schoichet; Visual Artist Jeff Stuckel and Photographer Chris Randle.
Ziyian Kwan is currently in Regina where she will return in November 2010 to perform in 'A Weekend In Alphaville', a project directed by Choreographer Robin Poitras, Visual Artist Edward Poitras and Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce. The project is adjunct to Regina's Jean-Luc Godard Season and Ziyian is currently planning an impromptu dancebuskfundraiser, on behalf of one of the project's sponsors, Rouge-gorge. More info soon!
Let's continue to do things as individuals/together to improve and diversify funding to art in Canada.