I spent the last 3 months training and collaborating with some incredibly talented people in Ko Pha Ngan – Thailand. This was a particularly inspiring and fruitful journey and below are a few images to witness how Thailand truly is a place for artists and nature to meet. All photos above by Jan Peter. Photos above byContinue reading “Balance Yourself!”
Hoop Cartel – Strictly for those who Spin When I grow up, I want to be a wild child with layers on Embrace of the Serpent “She taught him that one cannot take pleasure without giving pleasure, and that every gesture, every caress, every touch, every glance, every last bit of the body has itsContinue reading “Next Level Snake Hoop Ninja”
When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been… But she had wings. Photographs by Simon Yin. Big thanks to Chenghao Liu and Jacksons Lane Theatre, London. The hoops in these images are LED smart hoopsContinue reading “Metamorphosis”
I have always had a great interest in animation and mixed media, so when Cirque Bijou offered me to collaborate on a bespoke piece that mixed my hoops with Howie Bailey‘s visual graphics, I dived right into it. The piece was commissioned as an intro to the John Bishop Show on BBC1, which made the whole project evenContinue reading “Hula Hoop & Motion Graphics – Live on the John Bishop Show”
Back in my home town in Italy for a few days, I hooked up with old school friend and photographer Riccardo Lancia. We drove around town, our main goal being catching up, after years of not seeing each other. It was a beautiful, crisp winter morning and so we ended up dropping some layers offContinue reading “‘Urban Xmas’ photo shoot”
Over the Christmas period I collaborated with the amazing Bertil Nilsson to create some images for the National Centre for Circus Arts. The theme for the photo shoot was the ‘5 Gold Rings of Christmas’ and consequently, there was a lot of spinning involved.
When I took two of my best friends to play up on a roof in East London. Photos by Jon Green, set and ‘behind the scene’ photos by Thomas Forsyth.
In ‘Gynoid’ I’m exploring movement and manipulation, as well as the relation between the machine and the human body, through hula hoops. How is our body affected by the props and tools, that we use every day? If our body is the main tool, the machine, what can influence and radically transform its appearance andContinue reading “‘Gynoid’ Photoshoot”