Take a dilapidated hotel, empty, under construction. Invite moving bodies. Young, muscular dancers. Soft, slender dancers. Germain Louvet, Hugo Marchand, Aurélie Dupont, Marie-Agnès Gillot, Mikael Lafon, Eugenie Drion Barbeau, Anna Cleveland, Lida Fox, Jean Lemerse. The problem with dancers is that they escape all the time. Then have a photographer enter to catch them. You see here how Sylvie Lancrenon used her flash to catch them. This book tells a few days and nights of hunting for grace. Whenever I see a human jumping in the air, I think of Philippe Halsman’s photographs. This American was asking celebrities to jump...
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