Old school photography: Duro Janekovic

March 26, 2009

Some of you maybe remember when I blogged about  photographer Toso Dabac last year. Yeah, the one we call ‘our Henri Cartier Bresson’. It’s interesting how ‘small nations’ always need to refer to ‘bigger nations‘…

Anyway, several weeks ago the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb opened an exhibition with photographs by Duro Janekovic (1912-1989). He was Dabac’s fellow, but his work hasn’t been so far presented… As photojournalist Janekovic created amazing street photographs; and as athlete he had the great sense for dance and sport photography.

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Lysana, dancer for the future… Schlemmer, constructor of the future…

March 15, 2009

While I was surfing through website Virtual History Film that covers the history of dance, too… I’ve stumbled on two amazing post cards of dancer whose artistic name was Lysana…

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52 percent

January 3, 2009

I’m more hooked up to contemporary dance and butoh than to ballet. But I do admire the technique… ballet dancers very often after they finish with their careers switch to teaching and doing classes, they stop their performative careers.

A great example how can a former ballet dancer become amazing and intriguing contemporary dancer is certainly Sylvie Guilleme, the hacker of ballet and dance, as I like to call her here…

Sylvie Guillem – Two (2005)

 

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Cyberpunker dancing on sharp vibes: Mr. Hiroaki Umeda

May 30, 2008

Hiroaki Umeda is a multitasking artist… he enjoys dancing, choreographing, making videos, messin’ up with light & stage design, mixin’ soundz, writing a blog, working on site specific projectz, enjoying the nature… and he is definitely not a ghost in the shell but a real man!

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