Short view showing segments from Maya's recent self-directed full-length contemporary opera shows: Love songs from the violent paradise, Futura Monomania, and Chromophobia.
Directed and filmed by Ana Marija Marinov, Concetto captures moments from behind the scenes, during Maya's 2016 summer solo tour with the "Love songs from the violent paradise" show. Filmed inside 4 square meters size abandoned ex-Soviet barrack in Istria, where Maya performs an improvised piece showcasing her warm up and walking into her characters and music.
MAYA PETROVNA COLLABORATION
WITH Director/Photographer LASSE HOILE
AND Musician STEVEN WILSON
SONG OF I, is an exciting video collaboration between Steven, Lasse and Maya, reaching over millions of Youtube views, and was performed as part of Wilson's 'To the bone' world tour.
STEVEN WILSON is an English musician and record producer. He has been nominated four times for the Grammy award, twice with Porcupine Tree, with his collaborative band Storm Corrosion, and as a soloist on one occasion. Steven and Lasse invited Maya Petrovna to bring her soloist art performance, through different characters and costumes, which she created specifically for the concept of this video.
SONG OF I was directed and filmed by acclaimed Danish filmmaker and photographer LASSE HOILE, a groundbreaking visionary, and a long time creator of Steven Wilson's videos and outstanding live visuals.
"Chromophobia" with direction and cinematography by James Fisher, is a contemporary opera piece, composed and produced by Maya Petrovna. She brings cinematic vocal soundscapes, sculptural costumes, and original choreography into this work, delivering a passionate and intense performance. "Chromophobia" refers to a phobia of color, this piece reflects on today's relationships between humans, their rejection, and judgment of things they don't understand. While "Chromophobia" is going to be part of Maya's new solo album, it will also be released as a single accompanied with short art film.