Dancers Among Us

A Celebration Of Joy In The Everyday

by Jordan Matter

Dancers Among Us

Paperback, 229 pages, Workman Publishing Company, List Price: $17.95 | purchase

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Dancers Among Us presents photographs of dancers leaping and spinning in the midst of daily life: on the beach; at a construction site; in a library, a restaurant and a park.

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What do you want from a photography book? Should each photo tell its own story? Do you want a rush of emotion, of joy, sadness, passion? Should there be a sense of wonder about how it all came together? I think Jordan Matter does all of this in his new collection, Dancer Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday. The project started with the Paul Taylor Dance Company, but Matter eventually expanded to working with companies all over the United States and Canada. The collection

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