SHEROES #10: Lillian Allen & House of MonroeI shot and edited this video Juno Award-winning dub poet Lillian Allen (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Allen) performing her version of Grace Jones’s “Warm Leatherette”, with support from El Costello (twitter.com/#!/elcostello) & DJ NoLoVes (salvaged-productions.com/).
Filmed Thursday, May 24, 2012 at The Beaver in Toronto for Sheroes #10, a warm leatherette remix tribute to the Gendah Bendah (fuckyeahsheroes.tumblr.com/post/23041409709/sheroes-10-grace-jones-press-release).
Also featured in the video is live footage of a dance performance by the premier voguing house of Canada House of Monroe (facebook.com/pages/House-of-Monroe/18774751348) and projected digital animations from Les post-Gendered et les autres (fuckyeahsheroes.tumblr.com/tagged/les-post-gendered-et-les-autres) Group GIF Show curated by Lorna Mills (digitalmediatree.com/sallymckay/LornaMillsImageDump/).
I directed and edited this footage of U.S. Girls performing her version of Marianne Faithfull’s “Sister Morphine”. Filmed Thursday, March 22, 2012 at The Beaver in Toronto for Sheroes #8: Marianne Faithfull. Shot by Safia Siad.
I directed and edited this video of Lido Pimienta performing her version of Etta James’s “Woman (Jam Shed Remix)”. Filmed Thursday, February 23, 2012 at The Beaver in Toronto for SHEROES #7: Etta James. Shot by Safia Siad.
I shot and directed/edited this video of BizZarh performing their rework of Erykah Badu’s “Bag Lady”. Filmed Thursday, January 26, 2012 at The Beaver in Toronto for Sheroes #6: Erykah Badu.
I shot, directed and edited this video of Artist Sholem Krishtalka performing his cover of John Lennon’s “Oh Yoko”, backed by the plunderphonic noise of DJ NoLoves (Alvaro Girón). Filmed live Friday, December 16, 2011 at NACO Gallery & Cafe in Toronto for SHEROES #5: Yoko Ono.