Dance performance poster with handmade artwork
This is a student brief to create alternative artworks to promote an existing theatrical dance performance.
I chose to create a set of posters to promote a dance piece by my favourite dance duo, Wang Ramirez. Monchichi is a mash-up of hip-hop and tanztheater inspired by the lives of Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez, the dancers themselves.
To illustrate the flowing and electrifying movements and interactions between the two dancers without using performance photographs.
ring magnets, iron filings, origami paper, camera
The patterns of iron filings manipulated by magnetic fields embody the push-pull dynamic of human interaction — the cycle of attraction and repulsion.