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Through the Lens of Photographer Melika Dez (27 pics)

<p>Montreal-based photographer Melika Dez  seizes dance with a refined and poetic aesthetic and takes as her main playground the streets of the biggest cities in the world. <!–more http://picsinpics.com/get_img.php?img=picsinpics/through-the-lens-of-photographer-melika-dez/through-the-lens-of-photographer-melika-dez_0.Jpg, 100 –>This visual artist – and former dancer – manages to immortalize the movement and body’s shades with high precision, spotlighting more than ever her models. We asked her a few questions.</p>
<p><img src=”http://picsinpics.com/get_img.php?img=picsinpics/through-the-lens-of-photographer-melika-dez/through-the-lens-of-photographer-melika-dez_0.Jpg” width=”100%” alt=”Street city models cities body artist model playgrounds”/></p><p><strong><strong>Since when and why did you choose to mostly photograph dancers?</strong></strong></p><p>I always have photographed dancers, since my studies in Photography from 2007 to 2009. Hip-hop dancers were my main models for my shoots and school projects. Then, I quietly made a name for myself in the Montreal urban dance community. During a competition, an American hip-hop dance pioneer noticed me.</p><p>When he got in touch with me, I took the opportunity to tell him about my desire to photograph New York street dancers. He later invited me to New York City. It was in 2013. Thanks to this opportunity, I started shooting hip-hop events in the United States and gained a reputation. It was only in the summer of 2016 that I started to pay particular attention to ballet. A high-level ballet dancer I followed on Instagram, Candy Tong, was in NYC and I really wanted to work with her.</p><p>Thanks to this shoot and the magic of social media, dancers of the famous dance company Alvin Ailey contacted me. Since then, the snowball effect keeps going!</p><p><strong></p>
<p><img src=”http://picsinpics.com/get_img.php?img=picsinpics/through-the-lens-of-photographer-melika-dez/through-the-lens-of-photographer-melika-dez_1.Jpg” width=”100%” alt=”Street city models cities body artist model playgrounds”/></p><p></strong></p><p>I photograph dance because it’s such an essential part of my life. Since I am a former professional dancer, I understand it, its mechanisms, its performance, its timings, etc.</p> <p>I always say if you want to photograph dance in the best way possible, you must first and foremost have been a dancer yourself.</p> <p>This is why, I think, I have a great significance in this specific field. Also, it allows me to travel to the most beautiful cities in the world! So, I can easily say that dance photography means happiness and personal accomplishment for me.</p><p><strong><strong>What inspires you the most as a photographer?</strong></strong></p><p>Being able to work with very different and unique humans. I have met extraordinary people through my work, and I have made incredible friendships. Besides, I find it fantastic to be able to reach people all over the world through my photographs!</p><p><strong><strong>What are your projects in progress?</strong></strong></p><p>I am currently working on a series of photos for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela. With choreographer Jeremy McQueen who orchestrated it, I’m photographing 100 black dancers in the streets of NYC, interpreting in their own way the “Black Power” position, fist in the air.</p><p> Follow her Instagram account ! </p><p><strong></p>
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Inside The Human Body With Photographer Chan Dick (7 pics)

With his project « The Trek  », Chan Dick, a photographer from Hong-Kong wanted to focus on small details of the human body. He was invited by the University of Hong-Kong to shoot this series of the inside of the body as an « hidden landscape, an incredible sight do behold ».

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Inside The Human Body With Photographer Chan Dick (7 pics)

Golden Sequined Beauty of Bodies (5 pics)

Icelandic artist Kitty Von-Sometime is behind ” The Weird Girls Project ” which the goal is characterized by highlighting the beauty of women bodies. In her last video she stages them on the track “Dim the lights” by Sia and CREEP, ornamented by golden sequins emphasizing their forms and theirs curves.

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Golden Sequined Beauty of Bodies (5 pics)

My Dear Gnome (5 pics)

Produced by ChezEddy and directed by duo Emmanuelle & Julien, “My Dear Gnome” is a beautiful animated short movie staging a deer that meets a gnome prisoner of his body.

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My Dear Gnome (5 pics)

Funny Minimalist Tattoo by Chantal Frontale (5 pics)

Chantal Frontale is a tattoo artist based in Nantes. She is part of the « Panache Club », multicultural association which brings several talents together : architects, illustrators, graphic designers, journalist, painter, and two tattoo artists, who forms the « Panache Club Tattoo ».

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Funny Minimalist Tattoo by Chantal Frontale (5 pics)

The PlayStation Flow (6 pics)

Nice April Fool by Sony , with PlayStation Flow, a concept that combines PS4 games and real-life swimming. When you arrive in an underwater section of a game, you can hit pause, dive in water and resume playing through PlayStation Flow.

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The PlayStation Flow (6 pics)

Bodies, Movements and Scenic Landscapes (20 pics)

Seizing dancers and circus performers’ movements in spectacular places: it is what French photographer Haze Kware realizes with precision. Specialized in sports and motion photography since 2013, the visual artist likes to immortalize his models in atypical landscapes, far from stages, where we really do not expect them.

«I have this desire to play with the scenery.

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Bodies, Movements and Scenic Landscapes (20 pics)

Saristi: The Botany of Harmony (6 pics)

Saristi is a young brand from Greece, infusing organic tea blends with original tastes and even more original perspective. With an ethos steeped in Ancient Greek philosophy, Saristi produces creations powered by the four elements: earth, fire, water, and air.

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Saristi: The Botany of Harmony (6 pics)

Delicate Fibrous Body Sculptures (13 pics)

Raija Jokinen explores the similarities between the human body and natural organic elements such as flowers, branches and roots. Using flax as a production material, the artist establishes a bridge between the human’s emotions and its physical appearance.

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Delicate Fibrous Body Sculptures (13 pics)