New Axiom Movement
Joe Monteleone’s unprecedented and original movement style is a visual representation of “Maya”, the illusion of fixed forms in a world of motion. This richly intricate vocabulary merges geometric design, ballet, contemporary, and hip-hop elements into a hypnotic and hieroglyphic set of densely dexterous movements. The result augments the human tendency to see patterns and shapes in a visual dataset ("apophenia"). In practice, the vocabulary deconstructs normal paradigms of movement, creating new contexts that challenge the logic behind initiation, form, and causality. The movement does not often travel, but instead utilizes a deeper complexity in a smaller spaces.
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