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THE BALLERINA PROJECT

One of my favorite NYC sights is seeing dancers warming up in the subway…have you experienced it? You’re waiting for the train and all of a sudden the person standing next to you starts to do a plie. There’s just something about that kind of beauty against a urban backdrop.

Which is why I’m equally fascinated with a photo series that’s been around for sometime now, The Ballerina Project. It’s an ongoing  project by Dane Shitagi that depicts ballerinas amongst organic backdrops.

The project has been going steady for 10+ years in New York and now it’s trying to move on to a new phase – mini documentaries to compliment the photographs. Dane hope these will give new audiences a more complete and accurate representative of ballet to help sustain its future.

**STORY was originally written for ARTNERDNY

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By Silvia Grav, a truly extraordinary set of black & white photographs from the Madrid-based artist, that have such beautiful concepts behind each image. There has been a wave of incredibly talented photographers with a knack for surreal manipulations recently, and these are some of the best I’ve seen. 

I like these

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  • 0: Height
  • 2: Shoe Size
  • 3: Do you Smoke?
  • 4: Do you Drink?
  • 5: Do you take drugs?
  • 6: Age you get mistaken for
  • 7: Have Tattoos?
  • 8: Want any tattoos?
  • 9: Got any Piercings?
  • 10: Want any Piercings?
  • 11: Best friend?
  • 12: Relationship status
  • 13: Biggest turn ons
  • 14: Biggest turn offs
  • 15: Favorite Movie
  • 16: I’ll love you if
  • 17: Someone you miss
  • 18: Most traumatic experience
  • 19: A fact about your personality
  • 20: What I hate most about myself
  • 21: What I love most about myself
  • 22: What I want to be when I get older
  • 23: My relationship with my sibling(s)
  • 24: My relationship with my parent(s)
  • 25: My idea of a perfect date
  • 26: My biggest pet peeves
  • 27: A description of the girl/boy I like
  • 28: A description of the person I dislike the most
  • 29: A reason I’ve lied to a friend
  • 30: What I hate the most about work/school
  • 31: What my last text message says
  • 32: What words upset me the most
  • 33: What words make me feel the best about myself
  • 34: What I find attractive in women
  • 35: What I find attractive in men
  • 36: Where I would like to live
  • 37: One of my insecurities
  • 38: My childhood career choice
  • 39: My favorite ice cream flavor
  • 40: Who wish I could be
  • 41: Where I want to be right now
  • 42: The last thing I ate
  • 43: Sexiest person that comes to my mind immediately
  • 44: A random fact about anything
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Art Institute of Chicago

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