Guillaume Poncelet’s inconsolable bride
In a compelling promo for the French musician’s song Yaki Imo, a painting of a potato inspires a soon-to-be-wed young woman to express her emotions through movement.
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Through eccentric and expressive choreography, Sarah Abicht of La Horde plays the role of an immaculately-dressed bride who, moments before her wedding, sees a painting of a Yaki Imo, a Japanese sweet potato dish that is not aesthetically beautiful, but perfectly tasty.
Moved by the artwork, the protagonist is overcome by the need to break free from her family’s expectations and conventional ideas of perfection, instead exploring the beauty that can be found in raw emotion, realness, love, tears, and authentic creative expression.