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    DescriptionThe mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. "Dancers Among Us" presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking - but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park. With each image the reader feels buoyed up, eager to see the next bit of magic. Photographer Jordan Matter started his Dancers Among Us Project by asking a member of the Paul Taylor Dance Company to dance for him in a place where dance is unexpected. So, dressed in a commuter's suit and tie, the dancer flew across a Times Square subway platform. And in that image Matter found what he'd been searching for: a way to express the feeling of being fully alive in the moment, unself-conscious, present. Organized around themes of work, play, love, exploration, dreaming, and more, "Dancers Among Us" celebrates life in a way that's fresh, surprising, original, universal. There's no photo-shopping here, no trampolines, no gimmicks, no tricks. Just a photographer, his vision, and the serendipity of what happens when the shutter clicks.


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    Title
    Dancers Among Us
    Subtitle
    A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jordan Matter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 197 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780761171706
    ISBN 10: 0761171703
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: 770
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24810
    Libri: ENGM5000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BIC subject category V2: ASD
    Ingram Subject Code: PA
    B&T Approval Code: A07800000
    B&T General Subject: 625
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PER003000
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    B&T Approval Code: A06306400
    BISAC V2.8: SEL031000
    Libri: GLUE1500
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011030
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 792.80280922
    LC classification: TR680 .M374 2012
    Thema V1.0: AJC, ATQ
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    four colour photographs throughout
    Publisher
    Workman Publishing
    Imprint name
    Workman Publishing
    Publication date
    06 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    Eye-popping fun. "The Chicago Sun-Times""