Category Archive: represention perceptions

Capoerista control and cat slowmo redux

Some time ago my friend Jeremy Hoare shared a beautiful slow motion comparison of the behaviour of two very different sorts of cat. I love the elegant beauty in the cats’ motion, the… Continue reading

A Marriage of Dance and Art; Love, Seduction and Courtship in the Renaissance

Months ago, when the Metamorphosis: Titian exhibition still had a while to go, Ms Hedgehog and I decided to go to a guided lecture-tour on dance in Renaissance paintings. It was one of… Continue reading

Aftermath 2 – To Lost Potential

To the two friends I lost last week, my requiem for lost potential.

Photographs that can change the impression of a performance

All images: Yolande Yorke-Edgell dancing Marilyn Monroe on a stage with a sculpture by Sally McKay in the performance Noted at the Lilian Baylis Studio. Power of Photography series #3 (#1, #2) Continuing… Continue reading

How the power of photography can change perceptions

All images: Yolande Yorke-Edgell dancing Marilyn Monroe in Noted at the Lilian Baylis Studio Power of Photography Series #2 (#1, #3) These first two shots show the dancer to one side of the… Continue reading

Words Worth, Negative Space, Light, Dark and Shadow

All pictures: Dancers performing Easy to Love, choreographed by Anton Du Beke I’ve been working on a piece about dance in Renaissance images with a lovely lady from the National Gallery. Can’t write… Continue reading

Structuring Salsa Silhouettes

All images: Salsa dancers at the Biltmore Hotel, Miami I’ve started processing some of the images from my recent trip to Miami. I took these before interviewing the people concerned, and will share… Continue reading

More flamenco from the Summer School Spectacular

Both images: Students of Escuela de Baile performing in the School Spectacular at the Peacock Theatre Yesterday I was reminded by a very patient mother that she’s still waiting to see all images… Continue reading

Not Quite Titian

National Gallery advertisement for Metamorphosis; an exhibition celebrating the acquisition of two Titians, in Holborn underground station I love this poster and the image within it. I’ve spent hours looking at it while… Continue reading

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

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