I am so thankful to have been a part of this project. Feeling the ripple effect of how just 1 dancer, a small team of 5 people, no budget, and a lot of heart and imagination has been able to inspire others in unexpected ways is very exhilarating. We made it because Brianna felt she had to make it, and get it out of her system, not because we were trying to reach or inspire or please anyone else. I want to keep making stuff that comes from the gut.
Here is a short documentary on Brianna's story and the making of "Self Portrait," produced by Quartz.
This dancer turned her struggle with cancer into an amazing wo...
"I think I'm basically fearless." Watch what happens when a cancer survivor turns a tough break into an incredible piece of art.Posted by Quartz on Tuesday, August 18, 2015