Category Archive: represention perceptions

Capoerista control and cat slowmo redux

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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

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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

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

Photographs that can change the impression of a performance

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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