Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Dancing Posters

French artist Niege Borges has been putting together these visually striking works over the last few weeks documenting some of the best dance moments in cinematic history. I am jealous, I wish I made these. MORE HERE

"In 1518, a bunch of people from a french town called Stransbourg were affected by something called dancing mania. It began with one lady named Frau Troffea dancing in the street and end up with, more or less, 400 people dancing on for days without rest, resulting in some deaths of heart attack, stroke and exhaustion. This project is, in some sort of way, a memorial for Frau Toffea. From the silliest little dance to the most elaborate dance sequence of the history of cinema, there were a lot of dancing in the last decades (not enough to kill anyone, I hope). Here are some of these dances."

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