Melika Dez

About the artist

Melika is a young art photographer based in Montreal, Canada.

She specializes in movement photography, specifically in ballet and circus. Gymnast and professional dancer of training, she pursued her studies in photography at Cégep du Vieux Montreal and discovered her true passion.

For several years, she had devoted herself to fashion photography and portraiture, working with major brands such as ELLE Québec, H & M Canada and several American urban dance companies. It is only in 2016 that she decided to dedicates herself entirely to dance photography.

Her work leads her to travel around the world. Her body of work is often photographed in the heart of the largest cities in the world, among others, New York, Rome and Paris.

Behind the lens, she captures the movements of internationally renowned dancers working for prestigious companies such as Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, National Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Black Iris Project and Cirque du Soleil.

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