Russian photographer Alexander Yakovlev has created a captivating series entitled ‘Mirages’ with flour and ballet dancers. Looking at the art of dance through an innovative lens, Yakovlev isolates each performer on a black or dark gray background and photographs them enacting elegant and expressive movements within the frame.

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Pirouettes and horizontal jumps are frozen in time, surrounded by flourishes of white flour that envelop the scene. The floating particles, highlighting the dynamic motion of each female and tracing the action of the human body in lengths of ephemeral dust.

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