May 13, 2019
“In these bodies we will live, in these bodies we will die
Where you invest your love, you invest your life.”
M u m f o r d & S o n s
A while ago my lovely husband took me to the theater to see a dance performance. Which was great, because I just love dancing (not myself, but to watch). It was one of the best surprises he could have given me. While seated, two people entered the stage and started dancing. And by that, I mean not just dancing, but dancing enchantingly beautiful. I was mesmerized by these two souls floating across the stage.
The only thing I could think while watching them: I HAVE to photograph them. So after a search on Instagram and a message, Shu & Josh were also excited to make something beautiful together! I was so thrilled! A photoshoot with two professional dancers was already on my bucket list for years, and I finally got to do it! So I teamed up with my dear friends and talented colleagues Aniek & Naomi to create art and ended up in an old cheese factory. I can’t tell you how much we enjoyed this shoot.
The Location. We choose a location that was raw and minimalistic – Fabriek Zuidermeer. We wanted to create something that combined the beauty and elegance of the dancing with a raw environment. Making it a combination of raw and elegant, old and new, movement and minimalistic lines. That way we tried to emphasize the emotion we felt with the dancing. While we were shooting, we put on some music and let Josh and Shu improvise. The strength of their bodies, the way they worked together as it is almost effortless and the elegance in which they were moving: we just could not stop watching and photographing and filming this talented dancing couple!
Amazing that by combining different kinds of artistic talents into one shoot, we were able to create a piece of art. An experience we will all never forget.
So cool we have been featured on Lookslikefilm. Check out the link for a combination of our work together. I love creating art with artists!