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Photographs from Sheer

Head and shoulders of a woman in a burlesque costume – including a mask and latex medical gloves. She is wearing bandages and red lipstick and holding her arms out, fingers splayed.
A full-body shot of a woman in a burlesque costume standing in front of a red curtain, next to a red stool.  Her whole costume can be seen, which includes bandages on her arms and legs, and has a fabric vagina pinned to the open skirt of her dress. She also has large fake breasts and exaggerated make-up on the mask.
Woman in a burlesque costume sitting on a red stool, gesticulating and appearing to tell a story.
Woman in a burlesque costume stands upright, with arms by her side. She has large peaked bustles on each side of her body and an open draped skirt at the back.
Woman in a burlesque costume bends provocatively over a red stool, facing the camera, holding her fake breasts in her hands, as if showing them to the audience.
Woman in a burlesque costume now wearing an open green surgical gown over her costume stands with arms raised and a shocked expression in a beam of green light.
Woman in a burlesque costume now wearing an open green surgical gown over her costume stands with arms raised and a shocked expression.
Woman in a burlesque costume now wearing an open green surgical gown over her costume, with a fabric vagina visible, stands with arms raised on either side of her body. Her head is upturned and she is wearing a different elaborate and colourful mask with large eyes and a big red open mouth.
A close up shot of woman in a burlesque costume wearing a mask.  It has large eyes with painted on eyelashes and hugely inflated red lips.
A man stands upright, with arms raised and flexed. He is wearing a red bow tie, a string vest tucked into white underpants and blue socks.
A man holds a red balloon in his right arm with his left arm resting on his stomach.
A man holds a red balloon above his head with his left arm and looks at it intently. His right arm is braced on his right hip. It appears that his ballooned biceps are expanded, glowing red under his body stocking and with visible veins.
A man stands in a classic ‘strongman’ pose – arms raised and flexed, legs spread. He is frowning, lips pursed. He has several balloons tucked under his bodysuit in order to give the impression of muscles – so many that they are crowding up round his neck.
A man holds a large pink balloon phallus and testicles.
A man stands, leaning slightly over to the left, both his hands balled into fists, held in front of his chest. He is dressed in a string vest tucked into greyish trousers. He has no shoes but has manacles on both ankles which are joined by a chain which runs up his body and ends clipped to his waist. He is also wearing a red bow tie and three dimensional red ‘spiral’ glasses.
A man stands beside a square box cabinet jacket hanging up. It is hinged open with two arm-holes. He is touching it with one hand and gesturing towards it with the other, as if showing off its interior.
A man is standing inside the cabinet box jacket, which is fastened around his body. His head pops through a hole at the top, as do his arms through holes at the side, and they are holding a chain wrapped around the box.
A man in a grey suit warring a black leather mask and gloves. A mess of different coloured wires and cables explode through the suit and mask, entangling and covering him.  His left arm is raised, with a leather gloved palm facing the camera.
Against black light, a figure stands in a white glowing costume with their arms crossed above their head. They wear long white gloves, a white corset, suspenders, small white knickers and stripy white boots. Their whole face is covered by a white mask with geometric patterns.
A figure stands holding their white glowing corset open to reveal black space where their body should be, apart from two white illuminated nipple-tassels
A figure stands holding their white glowing corset open to reveal black space where their body should be, apart from two white illuminated nipple-tassels
A figure stands in  black light with glowing white aspects of costume  picking out their fencing pose – side on to the camera, legs wide apart, knees bent, right arm on right hip and left arm above their head pointing forwards holding a glowing white cane thrust forward  like a rapier.
A figure lies on the ground, wearing a red silk robe with one white glove stained with fake blood.
A figure in black light stands with one white glowing glove raised above their head in a fist, with their right arm held beside their body also in a fist.
A figure wears a red silky robe,   crawling on all fours with three white canes sticking out of their back, and right hand glove stained with fake blood.
A white masked figure stands in a red silky robe and has a white cane stabbed through their middle.
A figure in  black light stands swinging  a white glowing  bask around above their head, making a blur of white light in the picture.
A figure in  black light stands swinging  a white glowing  basque around above their head, making a blur of white light in the picture.
A figure in black light stands with white glowing gloved hands balled into fists and swinging white illuminated nipple tassels round.
A close up shot of a grotesque mask. The person wearing it has on a nude bodysuit, over which they are wearing a white pointed bra. The mask covers their whole head and is a distorted image of a face, with a large shard of glass stuck in their right eye. The face is created by an irregular patchwork of fabric, in mostly black and white.
A woman is suspended off the ground on a silk rope. She is almost ‘sitting’ in mid-air with her leg wrapped around the rope. She wears a nude bodysuit and a white pointed bra. She is also wearing an embellished necklace and a half-face mask. She is holding a cane in her hands and moves it back and forth so it blurs.   Beneath her appears a glittering object.
Woman appears to be sitting in mid-air with her leg wrapped around a rope. She wears a nude bodysuit and a white pointed bra. She is also wearing an embellished necklace and a half-face mask. She is holding a small white cane in her hands and is strongly Lit bathed in a yellow light.
Woman wearing a nude bodysuit and a white pointed bra. She is also wearing an embellished necklace and a half-face mask. Lit strongly from above by a yellow light she is pursing her lips. Her other hand remains wrapped around the rope.
A woman is ‘flying’ in mid air, suspended by her waist. She wears a nude bodysuit and a white pointed bra. She is also wearing a embellished necklace and a half-face mask. Her legs are together and pointed and her arms are flung wide. She is smiling. Beneath her hangs a large   glittering fairy tale style mirror.
infrared image showing a low angle shot of the audience being led into the theatre in the dark.
infrared image showing a high angle shot of the audience being led into the theatre in the dark.
infrared image showing a high angle of the 'doves' effect being pulled across the audience in the dark.
infrared image showing a low angle of the 'doves' effect being pulled across the audience in the dark.