Akram Khan Portrait

Photographer: Jean Louis Fernandez

Why did you choose the photographer you worked with?

I like the unique way in which Jean Louis seizes spontaneous moments and his incredible ability to make me forget when a camera is present in the room. It allows the unguarded part of me to be revealed.

How did you come across him/her?

Our administrator, Céline Gaubert, used to work with Jean-Louis and recommended him to follow the creation of my company piece iTMOi..

What was it that you wanted to express about yourself?

The truth of how lost I am... well, most of the time... 


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