Aerialist in the sheets//Aerialist in the streets is a project I'm working on featuring the incredible, idiosyncratic style of the aerial community in the air and on the ground. All of the performers featured here create and sew their own costumes. Click on the images to enlarge.
Anya is the joint owner and founder of House Of Yes, a performance space and aerialist hub in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Here she appears on the lyra, a suspended circular steel apparatus.
Anya in her street wear, in and around the House Of Yes.
Pixel (also known as Josh) is an aerialist and drag queen. He performers here on a steel half-moon and heart-shaped lyra.
Josh in his street clothes.
Stilt duo Christine and Ali also work with fire dance and hula hooping. They create all of their own make-up and costumes.
Street style looks.
Circus Solaris is an aerial duo made up of Sara Zepezauer and Rachel Boyadjis. Here they perform their double silks act.
Rachel and Sara in their street clothes.
Queen Ravenden is a dancer and aerialist from St Croix and Brooklyn. Here she performs on silks
A Queen in the street