Illustrations conveying an event in the history of XL Recordings when the
ballet ‘Chroma’ was created from the album ‘Aluminium’, featuring orchestrations
of White Stripes tracks. Interested in the contrast between ballet and rock-inspired
music, I created the visual metaphor of a record spinning like the skirt of a ballerina.
This represents the idea that when ‘Aluminum’ plays, ‘Chroma’ ballet is performed.
motion graphic brings this concept to life.
The set design of Chroma ballet influenced the composition, with elements cropped
whilst emerging from a frame. The vinyl record is created by folding paper in a circular
concertina form, photographing it