Artist Spotlight: Marc Ohrem-Leclef
BY Christopher Harrity
April 27 2013 4:00 AM ET
As I immerse myself in their element, I gain a deeper understanding of the choreography they move to, both emotionally and physically. Whether that choreography is drawn by tradition or a certain work flow, I attempt to remain a respectful observer; attentive to the moments when a facade (the pressure of a certain role they play within their community), falls off my subjects and I can reveal an ambiguity, vulnerability and tenderness — youth instead of manhood, worship instead of fight, beauty beyond of where it manifests itself in immediate physicality.
It is those unexpected moments that I hope to reveal.
I believe that these fleeting moments of suspense, before a tipping point is reached, tell a more nuanced story than moments of resolution.
— Marc Ohrem-Leclef
For more information on Ohrem-Leclef and his work check his Web site.
- Op-ed: The Lasting Impact of Out TV Teens on LGBT Youth
- Hot Sheet: A New Quiver
- Boston: Major Beer Sponsor Pulls Out of St. Pat's Parade
- Gay Women - News & Culture for Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Women
- This Is How Every Parent Should Respond After Their 13-Year-Old Comes Out
- Gay Issues - Commentary & Op-Eds | The Advocate
- Theater Injury Sidelines Christopher Sieber in Matilda 1 hour 44 min ago
- Artist Spotlight Artist Spotlight: Hernan Marina 2 hours 43 min ago
- Hot Sheet Hot Sheet: A New Quiver March 14 2014 7:30 PM
- Travel State Department: Russia is Dangerous for All Americans March 14 2014 6:55 PM
- Women The 31 Most Eligible Out Women of 2014 March 14 2014 6:41 PM
- Marriage Equality Judge: Tenn. Must Recognize Three Same-Sex Marriages March 14 2014 6:39 PM
- Film Is Terence Davies' The Long Day Closes the Greatest Gay Film Ever Made? March 14 2014 5:30 PM