Received from NetGalley for my honest review Despite not really being into art, and knowing nothing about Dance, I really wanted this book and was so glad when I received it that I sat down and went through all of it in one sitting. Luckily there is video of the process that gives more background on. You can buy his book through. Especially when trained, it is capable of doing incredible feats. We crashed Rockefeller Center, St. The photographs not only show off the human form and dancing, but also let the locations shine.
Dancers Among Us was a bestseller, so I began Dancers After Dark with a strong base of support. I typed in the author's name to my local library catalogue with the intent of reading the book that helped me discover him not this one. Yes, they are all nude. Jordan Matter had been photographing dancers and circus performers for years but now that work went in a new direction. Their 'calm in the face of the storm' poise never fails to amaze me. Doing so led to beauty and exhilaration we could not have imagined.
Many have left the comfort zone of a familiar life to pursue an ambition fraught with nearly impossible odds of success. A celebration of the human body and spirit in more than 100 photographs - all nude, all taken at night. The photographs in the book are beautiful. After all the risk and daring, the result is extraordinary: 300 dancers, 400 locations, more than 150 stunning photographs. Many have left the comfort zone of a familiar life to pursue an ambition fraught with nearly impossible odds of success. Matter was there; friends, family, editors.
The whole book was done in the dark and without permissions. The willingness of these performers to throw themselves into the streets without fear of failure or incarceration has led to results we could t have imagined. There is no obvious reason why any of these amazing performers would volunteer for this project. The structure works well and the photos are big enough to display fully the beauty of the situations. This book was great and I'll most definitely be checking out other photography books from him! A circus artist I had photographed several times suggested we shoot some nudes.
It was just amazing to think that she could balance on such a small object! What began with individual dancers hidden in the shadows eventually became large groups in the middle of busy streets. Note: The paper version is likely far superior to the electronic version, on which some pieces are split into multiple parts over 2 or 3 pages. Etched into their bodies is extraordinary perseverance, and when stripped of their clothing we see each layer of muscle and every subtlety of expression. The creative energy was frenetic and inspiring. The dancers are captured in impossible poses. Photoshop is unnecessary when dancers are this fearless.
This is a book of photos of dancers naked in public at night. For the adventurous dancers and circus performers among us, email me to volunteer: info jordanmatter. Each image highlights the amazing abilities of these artists—and presents a core message to the reader: Say yes. The book won't be published until October of this year, but you can pre-order it I get no credit for that link, I just really think you should buy it. After all the risk and daring, the result is extraordinary: 300 dancers, 400 locations, more than 150 stunning photographs. Received via Netgalley in exchange for a fair and unbiased review.
For the adventurous dancers and circus performers among us, email me to volunteer: info jordanmatter. I wish there had been a story for every picture. Culture Trip sat down with Jordan to learn more about this adventurous and wildly artistic venture. I also r I received a digital edition of this book from netgalley, for honest review. Nonetheless, I read the book cover to cover. Hay un poco de todo, desde parques y callejones desconocidos, hasta puntos de referencia de la talla del Louvre.
I can say only a few of the images felt washed out due to lighting at night, but the subjects always made up for the lighting. There is an interesting section at the end of the book that gives the backstory of this book. We constructed this pose while avoiding the watchful gaze of the parking attendant. Oh, and did I mention there is a fantastic cameo by Alan Cumming? The photographs in the book are beautiful. Seriously, just go look at it; it's terrific.