Spiritus Naturae Aeternus – Video

The music video for Dustin O’Halloran’s “Spiritus Naturae Aeternus,” featuring the evocative dance and choreography of Fukiko Takase, serves as a poignant allegory for the cycle of life. The long, uninterrupted scenes uphold the dance’s integrity and allow the choreography to connect with the haunting melodies, the requiem-like cadence, and the profound themes of O’Halloran’s composition. The contrast between Iceland’s natural beauty and the desolate urban settings provides a transformative journey from organic to artificial environments. Within a bleak world, Takase’s dance becomes an expression of the enduring process of growth, renewal, and eventual decay – Markus Englmair

Directed by Markus Englmair
Choreography and Performance: Fukiko Takase
Producers: Erlendur Sveinsson, Kári Úlfsson
Costume Designer: Sigrún Jörgensen
Costume Assistant: Guðmundur Ragnarsson
Cinematography: Markus Englmair
1st AC: Hjálmar Þór Hjálmarsson
Production Company: Sensor.tv
Music Composed by Dustin O’Halloran, Bryan Senti

Shot in Iceland in December 2023.