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By Jordan Matter

The secret of the physique in movement. The shock of seeing what turns out very unlikely. And the natural, pleased optimism of all of it. Dancers between Us provides one exciting photo after one other of dancers jumping, spinning, lifting, kicking—but in the middle of way of life: at the seashore, at a development web site, in a library, a restaurant, a park. With every one photograph the reader feels buoyed up, desirous to see the following little bit of magic.

Photographer Jordan topic all started his Dancers between Us venture by means of asking a member of the Paul Taylor Dance corporation to bop for him in a spot the place dance is unforeseen. So, wearing a commuter’s go well with and tie, the dancer flew throughout a instances sq. subway platform. And in that photograph subject came across what he’d been looking for: how to exhibit the sensation of being absolutely alive within the second, unself-conscious, present.

Organized round issues of labor, play, love, exploration, dreaming, and extra, Dancers between Us celebrates existence in a manner that’s clean, miraculous, unique, common. There’s no photoshopping right here, no trampolines, no gimmicks, no tips. only a photographer, his imaginative and prescient, and the serendipity of what occurs whilst the shutter clicks.

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