Heather Hansen Turns the Art of Dance into Art of a More Literal Kind

Giving a whole new meaning to the snow-angel concept, New Orleans-based contemporary performance artist and dancer Heather Hansen has devised a most elegant method of showcasing her ballerina-like grace. Dancing on a giant piece of paper of brilliant white, her movements are marked courtesy of her charcoal-stained limbs. Gradually, layer upon layer of swirling beauty is created to perfectly mirror her dance. The video is called Empty Gestures. As you can see, it is clearly anything but.

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