International artist captures local dancers in iconic North East locations in stunning new exhibition.
The North East offers some of Britain’s most unique and contrasting landscapes from the iconic
Angel of the North to the North Shields Fish Quay, to the beauty of Alnwick Gardens and the bridges
across the Tyne.
Dancers leaping and spinning down alleys, through markets or at the bus stop may not be the first
thought that springs to mind, but that’s exactly how Newcastle based arts company Moving Art
Management are reframing how we view these places by creating a snapshot of dance outdoors
right at the heart of our region in a project called Moving Cities North East.
Moving Art Management teamed up with world renowned photographer Jevan Chowdhury to bring
his multi-award winning international project Moving Cities to the North East. His projects so far have captured dancers in the cityscapes of Paris, Athens, Brussels and Prague, and most recently a film in Dallas, Texas.
Shot in the middle of winter over three days, Moving Art Management, Jevan and 12 North East
professional dancers from different dance genres and with an age range spanning over five decades,
took to the streets to capture photographs in 25 locations.
The series of images will be exhibited at Dance City from 6 April to 30 June.