Luke Bather - 28th Feb 2017

Jesse Kanda's powerful new video for Arca is a one-take thing of beauty.

The dance film, which follows Alejandro Ghersi (better known as Arca) over one continuous take in an ominous black room. He dances around a floor littered with corpses, he himself appearing to be wounded by a sword. The simple cloth costume and corset give an almost biblical feel to the video, which is an arresting piece of atmospheric, enchanting dance.

PRO Credits


DirectorJesse Kanda
Executive ProducerJuliette Larthe
ProducerHannah May
Production CompanyPrettybird
Production AssistantTom Manaton
1st ADBryony James
Director of PhotographySteve Annis
1st ACEira Wyn Jones
2nd ACIsabel Boddy
SteadicamTom English
GripBertie Wood
DITBen Worthington
GafferNathan Matthews
ElectricianYan Murawski
RiggerIan Thomson
ProstheticsJohn Nolan
Make-upInge Grognard
Make-up AssistantHadeel Tal
HairVirginie Pinto Moreira
StylistAkeem Smith
Production designerArthur De Borman
Asst Production DesignerHamish Whitecross
ColouristSimon Bourne
Other creditsDesk Op: Christian Smith Runner: Joel Ward Runner: Jack Fontaine Runner + First Aid: Rosie Owen

Luke Bather - 28th Feb 2017

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