Helena

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Project details

Client: Ballarat International Foto Biennale
Categories: ExhibitionHuman form
Date: 17 August - 15 September 2013

Helena was Alison’s dance teacher for awhile. During that time, Alison found that the demands of Helena’s style of choreography meant she was performing movement that was really unfamiliar to her own body. It pushed and challenged her to see new shapes and possibilities in movement.

The dance photography that came from knowing Helena’s movement style and choreography meant that Alison adopted new ways to shoot, in order to express what she had experienced as a dance student.