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Swan Lake is a beautiful concertina book illustrating a night at the Ballet. Created by Californian artist Ping Zhu, this double sided, fold out book tells the story of a pristine theatre, audience and performance on one side and the back-stage bustle and nerves on the other.
Based on a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, the images are not only inspired by the dramatic story but also the atmosphere of a working dance venue. Zhu illustrates the orchestra, the boxes and even the entrance hall and ticket office. Back-stage is a world away from the delicate and precise presentation of front stage – ropes and pulleys, stage hands and prop handlers, seamstresses sewing sequins, ballerinas nervously awaiting their queue, the director signalling and gesturing silently – all in all we are treated to a delightful concertina which anyone with an interest in the performing arts will immediately love.
Ping Zhu grew up in Los Angeles and recently graduated from Art Center, Pasadena, USA with a first class degree in illustration. She works as a freelance illustrator and now lives in Chelsea, London. We are very excited to be publishing her first book.
Illustrated by Ping Zhu for Nobrow Press
Full colour 20 panel concertina Leporello
Size: 234mm x 141mm
Nobrow is the joint creative endeavour of two friends and ex-St Martin’s alumni: Sam Arthur and Alex Spiro. Since its inception in 2008 Nobrow Ltd. has sought to make great design, ground-breaking art and narrative, luscious production values and environmental consciousness central to its mission. With an emphasis on bringing fresh, young talent to wider audiences, as well as to remind the world of the great talents that have been producing stunning work for many years, Nobrow have sought to bring new stories to life, as well as to revive well-worn yarns for new generations of people.