• Just Dance: Hbny

    13 days ago - By Nowness

    Just Dance: Hbny Hbny is a dance film by Chris Emile, commissioned by the Getty Museum in response to Nicolas Poussin's "The Abduction of the Sabine Women." Here a new narrative is imagined for the mythic tribe of the Sabines, of whom little is known outside of their victimization by Roman conquerors, famously depicted in Poussin's masterwork. Filmed in the urban wasteland of L.A.'s Devil's Gate, Emile's Sabines inhabit a landscape that appears ancient and contemporary at once, in which they interact with fierceness, tenderness, shared sorrow, and unbridled joy, exuding a sense of freedom...
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