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Indigo Lewin - Artist in residence 21 - Exhibition

Year:2022 (World premiere)
Photographic exhibition by:Indigo Lewin
Film development:Labyrinth Photographic
Exhibition printing:Bayeux
Note:Entry is also allowed to ticket holders of a Dance performance on the same day in a theatre at Arsenale among the following: Teatro alle Tese (II and III) and Tese dei Soppalchi. Admission valid on the same day starting 1 hour before performance time.
Note:Free entry with a valid ticket for 59th International Art Exhibition or with the SPECIALE DANZA, a dedicated ticket for the Arsenale venue only (price 10 euros, valid from July 22nd to July 31st)
Note:Opening 22.07 H 14.00, conversation with the photographer and Wayne McGregor


Last summer I was commissioned by Wayne McGregor to document his first year as the Artistic Director of the Biennale Danza. Moving away from traditional dance photography, I wanted to take a voyeuristic approach, which resulted in a much more raw, intimate and honest representation of the event. Transferring my fascination with the figure, I was captivated by the intimacy found in the body language between the dancers. Focusing on physical embrace and interlocking forms, I found that much of the true beauty was to be found in the quiet moments in between shows. Post-rehearsal stretches, sweat- drenched torsos and worn-out socks spoke just as loudly of the essence of dance as the dancing itself.

Indigo Lewin is the Biennale Danza photographer in residence

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