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For our winter season, Themes+Projects gallery presents, "Flowing in Stillness" new photographs by Maia Flore.

Press Release

Obsessed by the art of dance, Maia uses the camera to record the figure’s motion in still photographs at the edge of a transformation. From wrinkles, to the drapes of the garment we wear, our bodies constantly unfold themselves tracing chapters of our passage. As seen in the Birth of Venus, by Sandro Botticelli, Venus stands at the edge of a shell with the wind showering her, she holds a …

Obsessed by the art of dance, Maia uses the camera to record the figure’s motion in still photographs at the edge of a transformation. From wrinkles, to the drapes of the garment we wear, our bodies constantly unfold themselves tracing chapters of our passage. As seen in the Birth of Venus, by Sandro Botticelli, Venus stands at the edge of a shell with the wind showering her, she holds a tension in her stillness with grace. This tension in stillness inspires Maia, as she conducts her movements with the figure in mind.

In her previous work, colorful costumes has allowed Maia’s characters …

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Location

1275 Minnesota Street
Suite #205
San Francisco, CA, US
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–5pm