Naked Dance & Gymnastics
“Beautiful strong naked woman captured as living sculptures in breathtaking poses on black-and-white negative medium format with a vintage camera by Ralf Mohr. It’s great to see how Mohr combines discipline and freedom in “Naked Dance and Gymnastics”. An ode to the human body.”
Ralf Mohr articulates his own authentic and sometimes provocative visual language, which puts the physicality of the individual human being into the focal point. His new photobook presents snapshots of the supercharged energetic states of well-trained bodies. These living sculptures are imbued with extraordinary beauty, captured in breathtakingly acrobatic and captivatingly erotic images. The beholder enjoys an intimate exploration of hidden worlds of feeling. Without a doubt, the viewer is welcomed into the laps of these strong women. Dance is a high-performance discipline, the pure pleasure of fantastically moveable bodies – a revelation.
Ralf Mohr was born in 1966, comes from Kassel, lives and works in Hannover, and is a prizewinning photographer, graphic artist and designer. His photos have been shown at exhibitions in Germany and abroad. His subtle portraits of postmodern people have been published in three photo books and have earned international acclaim. Ralf Mohr articulates his own authentic and sometimes provocative visual language, which put physicality of the individual human being into the focal point.