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  • Chicago | Phnom Penh | Osaka

Maria’s List (2009)

2009 / HD Video / 3 min / Dance

Inspired by a stunning location and equipped with new camera gadgets, Masahiro Sugano simply wanted to collaborate on a short piece with accomplished dancer Ayako Kato. Choreographed and performed by Ayako Kato, this short film explores the sentiment of a pregnant woman inside an empty church. Looking for refuge from the daily grind of life in Chicago, a pregnant woman enters a vacant cathedral. Here she explores a dance filled with life inspired by the grandeur of a church and set to a mesmerizing score by Jason Roebke.

Director/Cinematographer/Editor: Masahiro Sugano
Choreographer/Performer: Ayako Kato
Music: Jason Roebke