Manifesting the Hidden

Single Channel Video. 6:36 minutes. 2022.

Set on the pacific coastline, Manifesting the Hidden is a dance for camera work in which contemporary contact improvisational dance is intertwined with martial arts movements, in a quest to find universal elements within each. Using multi-camera filming, this video production will combine contemporary choreography with Aikido (“way of harmonizing energy”) movements, developed in the early 20th century.


Produced & Directed by Jessica Gomula-Kruzic
Performances by Nicole Zvarik & Brandon Guerra
Choreography by Nicole Zvarik & Brandon Guerra
Audio Design by Sean Clute
Cinematography by Christopher Gomula-Kruzic