Iris Van Herpen Presents Biomimicry 4 minutes 30 seconds

Iris van Herpen and the Dutch National Ballet debut a collaboration entitled “Biomimicry,” exploring the symbiotic relationship between the metamorphic force in which fashion and dance interlace. The film, directed by Ryan McDaniels, sees the mesmeric dancer JingJing Mao undulating into liquescent shapes and transcending into graceful figures that reflect her myriad of movements. Dazing in warm shades of technicoloured organza, Mao defies gravity while gracefully floating through the air. Other times, the dancer sets translucent 3D hand-casted PU into motion, creating new patterns that play with the viewer’s perspective. Fashion and dance therefore become a catalyst for transformation….