Category Archive: older people dancing

In ‘Memory’ Bharatanatyam is the vehicle for a strong message

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This was easily my favourite piece from the Akademi Community Performance for Arts in Parliament because it was so moving. Bisakha Sarker of the company Chaturangan danced two near-identical scenarios. In the first… Continue reading

Tango Al Fresco, the Mayors Thames Festival and a tango front cover

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This front cover features Tom and Margo dancing under the Oxo Tower at the Mayor’s Thames Festival. I shot it in 2008 with my phonecam (a Sony Ericsson k800i) I think. I’m looking… Continue reading

Playing with the Fuji X100

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A Place to Live When We Are Old Described as ‘a participatory public art project exploring attitudes towards old age through danzón’,  I thought this was a delightful way to meet different people… Continue reading

not impartial tango

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I make no apologies for posting this shot of two friends dancing tango. I really enjoy dancing with Tom and Tina has just qualified as both a City of London Guide and Green… Continue reading

thames tango and the oxo tower

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A completely oppportunistic shot, this was taken at River Tango when I saw the couple (both charming people and friends) dance under the strong lines of the Oxo Tower. Despite the fact it… Continue reading

dancing in the wet village square

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Very nearly one of those tango clichés I’m working to avoid in http://dancetog.com/category/essence-of-tango-series/, this is another of the pairs competing in the Strictly-style competition at last year’s Vuokatti Dance Festival (http://www.vuokattidancefestival.com/en/frontpage/)

four star formation

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This shot was also taken at the first Vuokatti Dance Festival. Part of a huge group, I shot these dancers in isolation because I wanted to emphasize their faces.

you’re never too old to tango

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Not too long ago a tango dancing (tanguero) friend told me that I was a tango addict because I keep a pair of tango shoes in the boot of my car. He has… Continue reading