She floats through glowing shapes in a black void and treads the crests of sand dunes under a panoramic sky, all the while meditating on the expressive roots of these cultural relics and reckoning with their loss to foreign institutions.
Return in the Wind
“Return in the Wind” enlivens the spirit of ancient Bodhisattva statues in China’s Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes through the evocative movements of a dancer in traditional dress.
Director: Changhui Xie
Choreographer: Changhui Xie
(China, 2023) 4:31 min