A Still Tragic Dance

Film (11 mins) 2021 Responding to music and objects

A Still Tragic Dance by John Woolrich
from A Book of Inventions, a collection of String Quartets

Masks created by Gayle Chong Kwan
responding to pieces from A Book of Inventions
selected by John Woolrich for
In Darkness Let Me Dwell

Masks, tin foil, mirrored surfaces
‘moulted’ fragments from the objects

Played by Benyounes Quartet
Zara Benyounes (violin)
Emily Holland (violin)
Sara Roberts (viola)
Reinoud Ford (cello)

Recorded at The Tarred Yarn Store
Royal Dockyard Chatham
Lewis Wright (sound engineer)
Recording roduced by MPW Productions

Below, filming A Still Tragic Dance