“I wanted to make a series of portraits of the dancers themselves, as opposed to dancers dancing, to show the character that underpins their performance, to see the determination and sacrifice that it takes to succeed at such a high level.” Rick Guest.
What Lies Beneath
A book of dancers portraits by Rick Guest
Published by PUSH Print in large format, 300mm x 370mm
Available at £50 from 15 December 2015 in a limited first run of 1000 copies.
More details at: rg-books.com
Rick Guest: rg-dance.com
There will also be an exhibition of the portraits at The Hospital Club in Covent Garden
Dates: 22 – 31 January 2016
Rick Guest’s second book is called The Language of the Soul and is about dancers and movement. More details at rg-books.com
Intense beaury, disapline and dedication comes through these pictures for me, inspiringly shot, I love them.