Frame. Cardiff and Bristol. 2003-2004.
Dancer and Music Composer for film funded by Welsh Independent Dance.

A duet divided across two locations, using the edges of the screen as a physical – if imaginary – barrier for the performers.

Screenings: Cardiff film festival December 2003, The Cube, Bristol, 2004.
Concept and choreography: Kyra Norman, Stephen Hanks. Dancers: Ruth Douglas, Tessa Wills.
Music Composition for the film (“the house sparrows song”): Tessa Wills

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Tessa Wills is a live artist

and choreographer with a background in music. She is from England, trained in central Europe and now lives in San Francisco. Her work elevates flaws and wounds as portals, ways of staging humanity, and often integrates eroticism to charge the pieces, which happen primarily on stage and video. Aside from the relentless pull of desire, her current practice is inspired by Hermits and professional mourning.

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