This photoshoot was a collaboration between Alina Sotskova and Ian Sparks. Alina was finishing her PhD in Clinical Psychology, and what could be a better theme for a graduation shoot than jumping for joy? What better analogy for dedicating the mind to the study of science than dedicating oneself to study of pointe?

Photography by Ian Sparks. Concept/costuming/modelling: Alina Sotskova.

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