In this daring collection of portraits— itself a work of visual poetry—an impromptu troupe of wildly talented acrobats and aerialists, female and male, shed their costumes to bare their true passions. Edgy, seductive, mysterious, antic, explosive, sensual, the subjects of these heart-stopping images fire our imaginations. more...
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Copyright © 2011 Harriet Heyman. Photographs copyright © 2011 by Acey Harper.