The body is a small boat in the face of music. Over the last three years Kathrin Simon has photographed New Zealand’s leading dance companies including Black Grace and the Royal New Zealand Ballet. In her exhibition BODY and SOUL she resists the images of a storm at sea – exploring instead the pit of the wave, where muscle and music draw breath. (Glenn Colquhoun)
Kathrin is a photographer with a focus on portraiture, the performing arts and documentary work. She has captured major music and art collaborations and the creation of art by various New Zealand artists. Kathrin works on several self-initiated projects inspired by New Zealand’s cultural diversity and art world. Kathrin has exhibited her work in several solo and group exhibitions in New Zealand and abroad and was mentored by master photographer Marti Friedlander.