Photo exhibition focuses on dancers – Times-Standard
The Dance Scene will present its fifth series of dance photographs this month at 208 C Street Studios in Old Town Eureka. A living art! reception is scheduled for Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A selection of 100 new dance photographs will be on display. This photographic art exhibition associates ballet dancers with environments outside of their normal studio space.
Carrie Badeaux, project director, works closely with the dancers to create a captivating work. Five local dancers are in the spotlight: Brooke Grammer, Zaila Barba-Oliveri, Cain Towers, Carrie Badeaux and Elizabeth Cable. Photo locations range from the Del Norte Street Pier and an old shuttered bar to the Benbow Inn and local beaches – and more.
Badeaux said: “I love the connection between the two art forms of dance and photography. A dance is always a very different visual from its usual movement. Pairing that stillness with our beautiful landscapes and unique views has been a great project. He must embody the spirit of the dance.
The first part of the Dance Scene photography exhibition was presented in March 2013. The success of this first exhibition was such that the postulate has continued since then with an exhibition every two years. In addition to the exhibit, there will be live art where artists paint and draw costumed dancers throughout the night.
The Living Arts reception will be the only opportunity to see the collection in person.