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Rhythm From Within

As Rhythm From Within took its twists, it turned to the Japanese-originated butoh, a dance form that ranges from wild physicality to meditative stillness

For twenty years, my subjects plunged into their emotions to create spontaneous movement. That is how the series developed as Rhythm From Within.

I was immediately drawn to Edisa's talent for reaching deeply into the human spirit. Edisa Weeks is celebrated world-wide as a dancer, director, and choreographer.

A sampling of images
created between
1992 and 2004
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