ana baer, rocio luna
KWALHIA SELECTION : A SIRIUS TRANS/MISSIONS
La Sabina is an exploration of contemporary surrealism. Loosely based on the tales of Maria Sabina, a female shaman from the depths of Mexico who exposes the connections between the human and the spiritual worlds. This short screendance is inspired by Claude Cahun’s constant discourse of multiplicity as well as Remedios Varo’s androgynous quality of oneiric vulnerability.
As a video-choreographer, her philosophy is to provide a habitat for experimentation, creation and reflection. She crafts dance and video with the purpose of expressing the inner condition of underrepresented communities — indigenous, subcultures, women, and the abject poor, being a few.