Illustrations Created With Movements of the Human Body

Emptied-Gestures-Featuring-Heather-Hansen-Photographed-by-Bryan-Tarnowski

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In her experimental Emptied Gestures series, New Orleans, LA-based visual artist Heather Hansen strives to interpret her dance movements onto a paper canvas by using her body as a tool. These spectacular photographs shot by Bryan Tarnowski, capture the artist from the start to the end of the creative process, where she “empties” her gestures from one form, and then moves on to give all from another.

Link to the artist’s website. (via Devid Sketchbook)

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Ouch! Bavarian Slap Dance

Traditional Bavarian dance, or a lederhosen slappin’ hazing ritual? The young men certainly seem to be having a rollicking good time, though. Link to the video on Youtube. [via Everlasting…

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Omadaka Dancing is Hypnotically Beautiful, But Scary

Watching Masako Yasumoto dance in the hypnotic Omadaka style, left me quite entranced, but seriously creeped my wife out.

Omodaka has been defined as a mutational fusion of music and video developed through trial and error.

I must admit, there were moments when I almost expected her to step out from the computer screen.

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