Friday, May 1, 2015

Sergei Polunin, "Take Me to Church" by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

THE GUARDIAN
By Judith Mackrell



When "Take Me to Church" was released in 2013, with Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson’s graphically angry protest video, Hozier’s hit song span off into a worldwide anthem for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Now another video interpretation of the Hozier song has appeared online, and it too is going viral. If there’s a political message to David LaChapelle’s film of Sergei Polunin dancing alone in an empty barn, it’s a deliberately oblique one. [link]

The Guardian: (4/30/15) Hozier: ‘I’ve had a few delightful letters from pastors who have some choice words to say’