A visual & filmic exploration of Salvador Dali’s 1937 painting “The Burning Giraffe,” The Mind Made Body draws from Dali’s own curiosity with the “secret drawers” existing within all people and explores the physical manifestation of repressed thoughts, memories, & secrets. A Safety Third Productions collaboration with Butoh dancer & performance artist Caroline Haydon, DP Talon McKee, and sound designer Michael Quinn. Directed by Katherine Fisher with cinematography by Shimmy Boyle.

The Mind Made Body premiered at 40 North Dance Film Festival in San Diego, and subsequently had a screening at the Videodanza Butoh Film Festival in Guyaquil, Ecuador in November 2018. Recently the film was screened at LA Live in early 2019 as part of the Experimental Dance & Music Film Festival.