Artist bio

CAMILLE HANSON, CHOREOGRAPHER - DANCER - TEACHING ARTIST Camille has worked extensively as a dancer, director, choreographer ; producing a steady stream of work acclaimed for its ecological and social commitment. She concentrates on stage productions as well as site-specific works that raise questions about empathy in times of dramatic environmental change. JUAN CARLOS ARÉVALO Juan Carlos has been working professionally for 20 years as a visual artist, editor, director and photographer holding various exhibitions and presentations in events such as Lincoln Center, Stanford University, TEA Tenerife Contemporary Art. Since 2008 Arévalo has collaborated with Camille Hanson creating works for festivals throughout the U.S., Europe, and Mexico.




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Artist Statement

Visual artist, Juan Carlos Arévalo, and choreographer,
Camille Hanson, combine dance and image to harness the
sensitivity of art to spark conversation about the world we live
in and know most intimately during the COVID 19
pandemic."The Hammer and The Dance" was created during
quarantine in the space of their home in Mpls., MN.

How it fits into contest

"The Hammer and The Dance" aims to spark conversation about our current pandemic in hopes of giving space towards recognizing hidden opportunities our global crisis might hold. In essence, it is a visual gospel of peace.


Direction, editing, postproduction: Juan Carlos Arévalo
Dance, text, narration: Camille Hanson
Music: Ecce Cello

How to Purchase this Artwork

For obtaining a digital copy of this visual creation please contact Camille Hanson at:

Other Goods & Services Available from this Artist

1 hour movement studies class on-line via zoom with Camille Hanson

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