2wice is a contemporary dance journal designed by Pentagram’s Abbott Miller. Always beautifully presented, its regular territory is a somewhat high-brow world of toned musculature and perfect posture. Not so the latest issue.
Everybody Dance Now features a portfolio of Martin Parr photographs celebrating the sheer joy of having a dance. From Durban to Blackpool the simple human pleasures of getting down. Sometimes I find Parr’s images to be a little condescending or patronising (not an original observation, I realise) but here they seem very much to be celebratory and not at all judgemental.
The issue comes bound in irridescent cover stock printed in rainbow colours. Page edges are coated in silver as glitzy as a glitter ball in a downmarket night club.
A piece of print that lifts the mood on many levels: lovely.
2wice can be bought here
Project Team: Abbott Miller, partner-in-charge; Kristen Spilman, designer.