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Red Giselle

Borissova, Julia

Code 3557
Signed by the photographer
Publisher: Handmade Artist Book


Self published art book, 2017

Limited-edition of 100 signed and numbered copies

150 x 205 mm

Cardboard cover, Handmade

32 pages including 2 transparent pages + 150x200 mm Postcard

+ An unique handmade collage 60x90 mm

Red Giselle is inspired by the tragic life of the famous Russian ballerina, Olga Spessivtseva whose stage career begun in Petrograd during the time of the Revolution. Her contemporaries called her “Red Giselle” because this role gave the immortality for her and at the same time became her biggest spiritual tragedy.

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