Bego Antón

Born in:Bilbao
Living in:Barcelona

Bego Anton was born in Bilbao in 1983. She studied journalism and specialized in documentary photography in Barcelona. Her photographic work usually explores the contradictory relationships humans have with nature and animals. She also shows particular interest in the small groups that seem strange to a part of society. Her work has been published in en Lens Blog del New York Time, National Geographic, Esquiere, Le Monde, CNN Photos, The British Journal of Photography, GUP, among others. She has exhibited Canal Isabel II (Madrid), FotoWeek DC, Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, PhotoEspaña 2014 as part of P2P Contemporary Practice in Spanish Photography (selection). She is Revelation Prize PhotoEspaña 2017 and was chosen as a participant in the Joop Swart Masterclass of World Press Photo 2014.

Everybody loves to ChaChaCha

This is the story of women and men who dance with their dogs; and of dogs who dance with their humans.

Musical Canine Freestyle is a choreographed performance in which a dog and a human move to music together. They choose a song they both like and a costume that matches the lyrics. They dance in unison, as dancing partners. They weave, jump, bow, spin, roll, walk backwards, forward or move diagonally. And sometimes, the bond between them is so strong that they enter the pink bubble, a dimension where they become one being and the rest of the world disappears.

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