Untitled 08, Nanterre

Denis Darzacq

Date : 2006

Medium : Photography

Size : 108.5 x 73.5 cm

Gelatin-silver print on aluminium

Employing no digital effects, this fascinating series captures hip hop and capoeira dancers suspended in mid-air, like modern-day fallen angels. The figures portrayed in the act of leaping are metaphors for the energy and existential instability of young people in the suburbs.

Text : Carole Vantroys.
Translation : Pamela Hargreaves.

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