Last fall, stated’s Thomas V. Hartmann interviewed photographer Jordan Matter and got an inside look into his “Dancers Among Us” project, both in words and pictures. As you’ll see in the video above, the project captures professional dancers in extraordinary moments in otherwise ordinary situations.
Three years in the making, Workman Press has just released Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday, a print compilation of Matter’s photos. As Matter shares on his his blog, it’s been getting quite a warm reception, reaching #1 on Reddit, #1 in “Individual Artists” (and #54 overall) on Amazon.com, and picking up coverage from ABC World News, CBS’ The Insider, and others.
Congratulations to Jordan on his success with Dancers Among Us. Be sure to check out our full interview and photoshoot on stated and purchase the book at Amazon and other booksellers.