In this film, Tatiana Zamir travels through the multidimensions of time and space to explore the evolution of the soul. Accessing memory to arrive at her origins, Zamir breaks open a birth story shaped by trauma that her multidisciplinary practice works to deconstruct, recreate and heal from. Dreams of Waking is a meditation, a kind of rebirth grounded in tenderness, love, and liberation.
Concept, creative direction, choreography and performance by Tatiana Zamir
Direction, camera, editing and music by Aeric Meredith-Goujon This film won the 2020 Audience Choice Award via LA Dance Shorts Film Festival
Moonlight Reflections Tatiana Zamir’s experience as a choreographer, producer and storyteller led to her 2012 dance theater show Moonlight Reflections, an enthusiastically received excavation of trauma and resilience based on her life experiences. This show interweaved autobiographical solos using movement and spoken word, group choreography, and talented live musicians. After selling out one weekend at the Electric Lodge in Venice, CA, Moonlight Reflections presented an encore show at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater in Los Angeles.
In My Skin Some of LA’s most vibrant artists use their voices and bodies to illuminate their experiences. Stories untold, unheard and reclaimed, find powerful expression through Hip Hop, West African, Afro-Latin, Contemporary movement and live music. These artists embody their vision for the future - dancing chronicles of protest and liberation, reclamation and hope.
In My Skin was produced by Tatiana Zamir, presented at Los Angeles’s historic Barnsdall Gallery Theater in 2018.
Noble Am I Noble Am I explores various ways in which black women are impacted by Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome and illustrates the healing power of sisterhood, support and perseverance. This piece is heavily inspired by the important work of Dr.Joy DeGruy. Tatiana choreographed Noble Am I for her senior project while studying at UCLA. Itwas also performed at the 2006 WAC SMASH concert and was later developed for her first production Moonlight Reflections.
Nneka - Restless
Tatiana Zamir choreographed and perfromed in a duet for one of Nneka's music videos titled Restless.
Was it You?
Was it You? is an exploration of family patterns resurfacing in intimate relationships. Originally presented at UCLA Student Festival of Works in 2006.
Cultivating a Relationship with Joy Tatiana Zamir shares a very personal talk about navigating depression and the importance of cultivating a relationship with joy.
California Reducing Disparities Project
Tatiana Zamir presenting at the California Reducing Disparities Project Annual Meeting, hosted by California's Office of Health Equity via California Department of Public Health.
Sage Sistah's Conference Tatiana facilitates a healing through movement workshop at Sage Sistah's annuel conference.
Heal Her Workshops & Retreats Tatiana Zamir created Heal Her workshops and retreats to support women who are healing from various forms of trauma and to provide a safe space to connect deeply with one’s authentic self within a community building paradigm. Each Heal Her experience provides an opportunity to embody one’s strengths through the therapeutic medicine of movement, sisterhood and self-care -- utilizing sacred tools to cultivate holistic healing.
Afro-Joy Dance Party Tatiana teaches an online dance class for all bodies and levels of experience to embody joy and connect with community. This monthly class is open to the public and is also offered at school progams as well as other private and public events.
Afro-Hip Hop Dance classes create a safe and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds and levels of experience, to exercise their right to dance. It is a place to release stress, develop a deeper sense of love and connection with self and community, while celebrating life through movement.