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Sunday, September 6, 2009

MONOCHROME MONDAY - WARMING UP


About 5 weeks ago, just before Merce Cunningham, visionary choreographer, died at the age of 90, I was invited to watch the rehearsal of choreographer Susan Vencl's new dance CHANGING PLACES. I could not help but photograph the magnificent work space that Merce had created for his own use, and for dancers and choreographers from all over the city. The dancer is Erin Pellecchia.



Not in the script!


Go to Monochromeweeklytheme for more great photographs!

For more about Susan Vencl, her dance CHANGING PLACES, and her tribute to Merce Cunningham, go to VENCL DANCE.





8 comments:

  1. Nice sequence and tribute.

    I have corrected your URL.

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  2. The first shot is particularly impressive because of the windows, but all the others are atmospheric too.You photographs reveal the artist in you.

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  3. Nice shots, I would have adjusted a bit for the shadows/contrast but that's me ..

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  4. Great. Especially the first one.

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  5. Very creative - you captured the artistic atmosphere - love the lights and the light! Great story!

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  6. Very nice. I also like the first one but the 2nd with the light crossing through the room was great.

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  7. I love monochrome as it brings out details not always seen by the eye in color photos. The first is my favorite with the reflections on the floor.

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