scarf: chroma-lux

collaboration


Sentience

Darshana Shilpi Rouget x Juliet Burnett x Joel Benguigui

Ballet dancer Juliet Burnett and photographer Joel Benguigui collaborate with Darshana Shilpi Rouget, founder of Alba Amicorum.

“I find these images are raw and poetic. A flat piece of art – brought to life by the wearer. Here, with Juliet Burnett, it is a dance of the square”.

Darshana Shilpi Rouget

scarf: summer frost

scarf: ascending space

“This collaboration makes me feel like exploring new territories and streamlining my photography. It woke a deep desire within me, for making images loaded with emotions – bare, raw, yet full of beauty.”

- Joel Benguigui

“I took inspiration for my movement from the artwork on each scarf, and in the gorgeous light of the space, I simply danced in response. Like a dialogue with each individual piece.”

- Juliet Burnett

“It is important to cross-collaborate to keep those traditional art forms vibrant, alive and relevant to a contemporary society. Learning more about other art forms enriches me as an artist.”

- Juliet Burnett

“It was somehow both surprising and expected to see how Juliet could bring Darshana’s work to life. Her movement gives a beautiful 3-dimensional aspect and extracts the spirit and soul from each scarf. We gave each other unlimited freedom to create this series of photographs.”

- Joel Benguigui