'Beneath the Movement' by Kathryn Spence featured in Dance: BBC Introducing Arts

Part of Now & Next

Kathryn Spence and Bo Morgan, 'Beneath the Movement', 2020. Courtesy of the artists.

Beneath the Movement’ by Kathryn Spence, commissioned as part of Now & Next 2020, will be screened on BBC Four as part of Dance: BBC Introducing Arts on Sunday 20 February, 10pm, and will subsequently be available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Beneath the Movement’ is a dance film exploring organic movements in our environments, taking inspiration from bird migration to sea patterns, relating these to the organic movement of the body and contrasting this with human impact upon the environment.

About the artists

Kathryn Spence is a dance artist and choreographer living in Shetland. Kathryn has collaborated across art forms and is often inspired by organic stimuli. Since relocating home to Shetland, Kathryn has been exploring how to make work as a performance artist in a rural location.

Bo Morgan works as a Film Maker and Photographer as well as being a Music Composer. He harnesses these mediums with the belief that visual aesthetic and sound need to work integrally together in order to transport an audiences’ senses to another time or place.

Part of Now & Next

Now & Next was a talent development scheme in partnership with Creative Scotland and BBC Scotland that ran from 2019 to 2022.

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