‘spectra’ gives insight into synaesthesia, a fascinating phenomenon where the trigger of one sense simultaneously and involuntarily triggers a second sense: music opens a space full of colours, the number four is orange and the touch of velvet tastes like nutmeg. ‘spectra’ evolves around the individual processing of information received by the senses and celebrates the uniqueness of the perception of each individual. The film is inspired by the director’s research into the relationship between synaesthesia dance and embodiment and her intention to promote diversity in society by the example of synaesthesia.
Participation at Light Moves Festival of Screendance 2017 supported by Goethe-Institute Ireland.
director & choreographer: Stephanie Scheubeck
performer & choreography: Marlène Colle
camera & edit: Stephanie Scheubeck
* Jury Award – NEWCOMERAS AWARD of the 1st INTERNATIONAL SCREENDANCE FESTIVAL 2019
*official selection Biennal Edition 2018 WomenCineMakers
*shortlisted for Light Moves Outstanding National/International Student Work award 2017
*1st Internation Screendance Film Festival Freiburg (GER)
*American Dance Festival – Movies by Movers (USA)
*Seyr Festival Teheran (IRN)
*Evolve on Screen – Platform for Emerging Artists / Bath Spa University (UK)
*Dance Screen Space – Screendance Symposium Bath Spa University (UK)
*The Golden Mince Pie Award / Bath Spa University (UK)
*Lightmoves Festival for Screendance / Limerick (IRL)
*Open Space / Bath Spa University (UK)
*Evolve Dance on Screen / Bath Spa University (UK)
year of production: 2017
duration: 04:23 min.
video norm: PAL
colour: yes/ HD (1-1-1)
screen format: 16:9