Still from Slow Shapes by Kersti Jan Werdal
Copyright 2018 Brittany Bailey
Photograph taken by Dan McMahon for a story about Shape Dance
published in Riot of Perfume Magazine, Issue 9
"She employs a language of what she calls shapes, which are just that: intensely held postures that, even if they sometimes resemble yoga asanas, more often render her thoroughly alien, simultaneously ancient and cyborg-like. She contracts her body into impossibly small, curved poses, rolling inward instinctively like a beetle, or holds an expansive posture with steely strength. "