Category Archive: Dance Journalism

International Women’s Day: dancing strength

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This is the final of my series of three posts commemorating International Women’s Day. All taken from the OBR Flashmob rehearsal in London’s City Hall, I’ve selected them because of the strength, intensity,… Continue reading

International Women’s Day: OBR Flashmob Rehearsals #2

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What better way to celebrate International Womens’ Day than with some more images of the OBR Flashmob Rehearsal. I took these at City Hall in the evening, two days before the flashmob itself… Continue reading

International Women’s Day #1

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I don’t have much time because of deadlines but am posting a few of the OBR Flashmob rehearsals as an early celebration for International Women’s Day.

Stability on #WordyMonday

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On November 16th, 2010 the building of human castles (Castells) by teams (Collers Castalleres) was declared by UNESCO to be one of the ‘Masterpieces Of Oral And Intangible Heritage of Humanity’. The tradition… Continue reading

London Pride

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England, Italy, Norway, Romania, Portugal, Poland, Germany, India, Bulgaria, France, Turkey, Greece, Afghanistan, Chechenia, Australia, Canada, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Hong Kong, Argentina, Georgia, Sweden, Finland… It sounds like a random list of nations,… Continue reading

Researching

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I spent most of today interviewing and photographing Milos and Luis about their new collaboration, their plans and their sources of inspiration. Both dancers, they trained at the same time at Laban and… Continue reading

The last rehearsal for the #1billionrising flashmobs

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I’ve taken most of today off work, I’m hoping it’ll help me recover from the nasty cold that has developed. So, rather than process new images of the flashmob at City Hall, what… Continue reading

One Billion Rising: VDay flashmobs #1billionrising

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Today was hard. I had to get up at 6am to get everything done, which I only just managed, am fighting some kind of virus (have been for days) and felt really really… Continue reading

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

Electrotango lift and turn

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Neither of these images are of a style I’d normally go for since they’re less likely to sell to magazines, but I was looking for very different effects when I took them. In… Continue reading