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Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday

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The mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking—but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park. With each image the reader feels buoyed up, eager to see the next bit of magic.

Photographer Jordan Matter started his Dancers Among Us Project by asking a member of the Paul Taylor Dance Company to dance for him in a place where dance is unexpected. So, dressed in a commuters suit and tie, the dancer flew across a Times Square subway platform. And in that image Matter found what hed been searching for: a way to express the feeling of being fully alive in the moment, unself-conscious, present.

Organized around themes of work, play, love, exploration, dreaming, and more, Dancers Among Us celebrates life in a way thats fresh, surprising, original, universal. Theres no photoshopping here, no trampolines, no gimmicks, no tricks. Just a photographer, his vision, and the serendipity of what happens when the shutter clicks.

About the Author

Jordan Matter is a portrait photographer whose work has been featured on Today, CBS, NBC, and the BBC, in The Daily News, Time Out New York, the Huffington Post, and Slate, and on blogs and newspapers around the country and the world. His first book was Uncovered. Mr. Matter lives with his wife and two young children in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761171706
Author:
Matter, Jordan
Publisher:
Workman Publishing
Subject:
Individual Photographer
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes/General
Subject:
Performing Arts-Dance - General
Subject:
Dance - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.12 x 7.75 in

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