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Elinor Carucci: Diary Of A Dancer [Hardcover]

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Description: "I have been a professional Middle Eastern dancer, or as it is called in the West, belly dancer, for ten years. I photographed this collection of images during a period of three years, in which I performed mostly around New York City's five boroughs, their vicinity, and parts of New Jersey. I traveled to shows with a married couple, Israelis like myself, who were my agents. He was the drummer, she did the jewelry, so we were a small, tightly knit creative team, spending many hours together on the road. We sometimes did as many as six or seven shows an evening, each in a different location and for a different kind of audience. I danced for Americans, Greeks, Indians, Bukharans, Punjabis, Turkish, Chinese, and Gypsy communities. I danced in fancy restaurants for celebrities, in middle-class family events, in sleazy bars, or for men gathered in poor-house basements. There is a tension between the dance's beauty, grace and technical sophistication, and the fact that it thrives on its off-stage settings. It is not just choreographically complicated, it is also direct, sexual, warm, alive. More than that, it is, in its own way, truly intimate. It could not be all that if it wasn't performed in ordinary settings, among, rather than in front of, audiences. This is, in fact, what I personally like so much about it. The mixing with the people, dancing in living rooms, being surrounded by families, grandparents and children at once, the smell of the food and the messiness of real life . . . ." --Elinor Carucci

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Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 11.75" Height: 8"
Weight:   1.9 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 15, 2005
Publisher   SteidlMack
ISBN  3865211550  
ISBN13  9783865211552  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Carucci received her B.F.A. from Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem.

Elinor Carucci currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York. Elinor Carucci was born in 1971.

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A Middle Eastern dancer's NY world  Mar 13, 2006
Author Elinor Carucci, herself an immigrant, has been a Middle Eastern dancer for years, and her photographic tribute DIARY OF A DANCER comes from a period of three years in which she performed primarily around New York City, dancing for all ethnic communities and in places ranging from fancy restaurants to sleazy bars. An oblong presentation captures her dances onstage and provides an excellent selection of behind-the-scenes shots as well, portraying the people

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