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FOREST PATH IN THE TIME OF COVID
(2020; 2:49 min) A walk in the woods to test my new
camera, a Panasonic Lumix G5; music by JS Bach.


np

THE NEW PROMETHEUS (2020; 5:18 min) Portland dancer
Douglas Allen and I collaborated on this ritual dance for a scene
in my 2020 feature film, "The Vanishing Field". The unused footage
inspired the creation of this music video with a track from Seattle band,
The Science of Deduction. Inc. brief clips from "The Vanishing Field".
CGI processed by Michael McWhirter.


fear

THE HOUSE OF FEAR (2020; 5:15 min) Combining one of
Sylvi's early songs for film and theatre (1990-2002) with footage
from my 2005 feature, The Greater Circulation to explore a story
of love lost -- in the abstract.
CGI by Michael McWhirter.


blake

THE ANGEL (2019; 4 min.) I wanted to invoke the emotions embedded
in Blake's visionary art with Sylvi's singing and arrangement of Blake's
poem as a song (from his "Songs of Innocence and Experience")



nor

NORTH (2019; 3:31 min.) Sylvi recorded my spontaneous vocalizations
after an intense paratheatre session. Soon afterwards she recorded her
vocals to counterpoint mine. I shot the footage years later during one of our
many forest walks one winter afternoon bear our northwest Oregon home.



SONG TO THE SIREN (2018; 3:30 min.) Tim Buckley's haunted song
arranged and sung by Sylvi edited to excerpts from "Lily in Limbo" our
first film collaboration (1996; 26 min). Featuring Sylvi in her first film.


under

"UNDER" (2018; 3:50) A sisterhood of ghosts trapped and finally
escaping from a labrynth (originally made for our 2018 ParaTheatrical
ReSearch production of "Escape from Chapel Perilous") Song by Sylvi.



THE POISON TREE (2018; 3:41 min.) Sylvi sings her arrangement of
William Blake's poem as a song; filmed at Ft. Stevens, Oregon coast.


shad

SHADOWPLAY (2017; 4:31 min.) Dramatization of an internal psychic
confrontation between the Ego and its Shadow (originally produced for
our 2017 ParaTheatrical ReSearch production of "Soror Mystica"
)
Music and vocals by Sylvi with Beth Vandervennet, cello


dream

NAIAD (2014; 4:15 min) Imagining a world inhabited by a Naiad,
a Feminine Water Spirit (originally made for my 2012 ParaTheatrical
ReSearch video document "dreambody/earthbody"
). Music by
Alio Die & Sylvi from their CD "Amidst the Circling Spires"


raven

THE MORRIGAN (2013; 2:12 min) Conjuring the presence of The Morrigan,
the Irish Raven goddess of strife, battle and discord for my 2013 film
"The Book of Jane". Coru Cathubodua priestess Morpheus Ravenna
performed the ritual dance; CGI processed by Michael McWhirter.
Song, vocals & music by the late, great Michelle Bellerose.


LINKS TO OTHER ALLI VIDEOS/FILMS




from "The Invisible Forest" (2008; feature)


bird&wolf MUSIC VIDEOS
Sylvi Alli, vocals & lyrics; Antero Alli, guitar & video

ParaTheatrical ReSearch Video Documents

EXPERIMENTAL SHORT WORKS

THE VIDEOPOEMS

FEATURE ART FILMS


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