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Fjord Review #2

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our second printed edition Fjord Review #2! Contributed to by our brilliant cohort of writers, FR #2 is 160 pages of pure dance, in a totable, perfect-bound book, printed sustainably by carbon-offset certified printers Hemlock. We've stepped it up for FR#2 and will be releasing an incredible video in conjunction with this edition.

Godwin Merano and Arielle Miralles. Photograph by Karolina Kuras

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Tene Ward and Tom Leprohon. Photograph by Karolina Kuras

Fjord Review #2 features photography by Karolina Kuras, design by Lorenzo Spatocco and is edited by Penelope Ford. As well as publishing in-depth reviews, interviews with stars of the stage and profiles of choreographers that move us, and feature articles for a deep dive into dance, we also have the pleasure of featuring some fantastic guest photographers.

FR#2 will be available through our website soon. Sign up to our newsletter for updates on the release, behind the scenes and more info on this sensational second edition. We are thrilled to be able to work with all our collaborators, and our heartfelt thanks to all who supported this edition! Stay tuned for updates on the launch of FR#2!

From left: Skylar Campbell, Calley Skalnik and Jacqui Oakley. Photograph by Karolina Kuras for Skylar Campbell Dance Collective

Penelope Ford


Penelope is the founding editor of Fjord Review, international magazine of dance and ballet. Penelope graduated from Law and Arts with majors in philosophy and languages from the University of Melbourne, Australia, before turning to the world of dance. She lives in Italy.

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