Windows of Time (dance film)

40 Dancers

from 5 Ontario regions
Alive in connection, in reflection, in place

The concept of Windows of Time has been defined by our current global situation. The window is a transparent barrier that has separated and protected us, trapped and restricted us, isolated and contained us. It has kept us safe but also apart. We have been communicating through windows in our homes and in digital spaces with our loved ones and strangers. We are also existing in window-frames of time, where windows of possibility for human experiences and meaningful connections continue to widen and narrow, open and close. The window also has a reflective nature and through this process, we will be reflecting upon who we are, where we are, and how we are doing as individuals and as members of a community. - Andrea Nann

 

A 30-minute dance film by Andrea Nann and filmmaker Henry Mak, Windows of Time is a multi-city project produced by Dance Ontario in collaboration with Dreamwalker.  Through intuitive movement the dancers access and open connective portals, crossing thresholds of Time and Space, to reconnect to themselves, to one another, and to Nature.  Windows of Time was created during the pandemic during the Summer-Fall of 2021. It is a labour of love, resilience, community and above all else hope.

The Film was presented by Dance Ontario from February 25 - 27, 2022 as part of a weekend of free online events celebrating, uniting and showcasing the communities of Windsor, London, Sault Ste. Marie, Halton and Dufferin. 

Concept Creation/Movement Instigation,Composition : Andrea Nann

Concept Creation, Camera and Film Editing: Henry Mak

Music and Sound Composition: Joshua Van Tassel

Inclusion Facilitation: Michelle Silagy

Project Coordination: Alan Faigal - Dance Ontario

Dance Ontario Executive Director: Amy Hampton

Windows of Time