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The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, August 16 2013 3:59 AM UTC +00:00
$9,255
pledged of $115,000pledged of $115,000 goal
136
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, August 16 2013 3:59 AM UTC +00:00

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    RELEVÉ - Get a 6 month subscription to exclusive-to-Kickstarter digital wallpapers for your devices, featuring Esprit de Corps montages, previews, and behind-the-scenes action released once a month from August through January. These montages will not be available anywhere else digitally or in-print.

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    TENDU - Get a set of four (4) exclusive-to-Kickstarter 2"x 2" temporary tattoos, specially designed for Tendu backers, as well as the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices.

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    COUPÉ - Get a set of 5 different exclusive-to-Kickstarter, mail-able postcards specially designed for Coupé backers, as well as the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices.

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    ARABESQUE - Get a set of 5 different, exclusive-to-Kickstarter greeting cards (envelopes included) specially designed for Arabesque backers, as well as the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices.

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    DÉVELOPPÉ - Get an exclusive-to-Kickstarter poster featuring a unique Esprit de Corps montage created just for Développé backers! Plus get the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices.

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    EPAULEMENT - Get an exclusive-to-Kickstarter drawstring backpack with Esprit de Corps art printed on it! Plus get the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices. Bag not designed for heavy items such as books but perfect for ballet, yoga or gym clothes.

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    ESPRIT DE CORPS!!! - Just in time for the Holidays! Be among the first to get a copy of the Esprit de Corps book! Each full-color, hard-bound book contains 240 pages filled with these incredible photographs of some of the world's best ballet dancers. Plus, get the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices.

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    BRISÉ VOLÉ - Just in-time for the Holidays! Get an Esprit de Corps book, as well an exclusive-to-YOU, behind-the-scenes 5x7 photograph mailed to you during the making of the book (either during shooting or during post-production). Every backer at this level will get a different photograph, and you won't be notified that it's coming. Could be an instagram photo, could be a polaroid, could be a preview print--you just won't know. We'll surprise you! Plus you'll get the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices. (Photos will arrive first come-first serve between August & December; Book will arrive in December.)

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    ESPRIT DE CORPS X 2!!! - Just in time for the Holidays! Get two (2) copies of the Esprit de Corps book! Each full-color, hard-bound book contains 240 pages filled with these incredible photographs of some of the world's best ballet dancers. Plus, get the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices.

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    PORT DE BRAS SWAG PACK - Just in time for the Holidays! Get the Esprit de Corps book, plus the exclusive-to-Kickstarter temporary tattoos, postcards, greeting cards, poster and drawstring backpack! All will ship in December. Also, of course, the Relevé reward subscription to 6 months of digital wallpaper for your devices!

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    JETÉ COLLECTION PRINT - Access to the first impression of a limited-run, signed and numbered 11"x14" print of a photograph chosen from the Jeté Collection of 30 photographs from the book!!! Each photo will be a limited edition of 50 and every print will have a slight variation, making each one unique. Every Jeté Collection backer is guaranteed access to a first print of at least one of the photos in the Jeté Collection. This is an extraordinary opportunity to get in on the ground floor in collecting some exceptional artwork. Additionally, you'll receive a signed copy of the Esprit de Corps book and the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices. (The Jeté, Grand Jeté, and Tour Jeté Collections will all be separate, non-overlapping collections.)

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    ADAGIO - Have a personal, one-on-one artist talk with the photographer over lunch in New York, Boston or Los Angeles, where he will sign a limited-edition, signed and numbered Jeté Collection print of your choosing as well as the Esprit de Corps book. Lunch food/beverage provided, though backer is responsible for transportation to/from, and accommodations in, agreed-upon city (among NYC, Boston or LA). We'll contact you about scheduling. International shipping applies for lunch talks that happen before the book and prints are complete. Additionally, you'll receive the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices.

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    GRAND JETÉ COLLECTION PRINT - Access to the first impression of a limited-run, signed and numbered 16"x24" print of a photograph chosen from the Grand Jeté Collection of 30 photographs from the book!!! Each photo will be a limited edition of 50 and every print will have a slight variation, making each one unique. Every Grand Jeté Collection backer is guaranteed access to a first print of at least one of the photos in the Grand Jeté Collection. This is an extraordinary opportunity to get in on the ground floor in collecting some exceptional artwork. Additionally, you'll receive a signed copy of Esprit de Corps, the Arabesque greeting cards, and the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices. (The Jeté, Grand Jeté, and Tour Jeté Collections will all be separate, non-overlapping collections.)

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    TOUR JETÉ COLLECTION PRINT - Access to the first impression of a limited-run, signed and numbered 30"x40" print of a photograph chosen from the Tour Jeté Collection of 30 photographs from the book!!! Each photo will be a limited edition of 50 and every print will have a slight variation, making each one unique. Every Tour Jeté Collection backer is guaranteed access to a first print of at least one of the photos in the Tour Jeté Collection. This is an extraordinary opportunity to get in on the ground floor in collecting some exceptional artwork. Additionally, you'll receive a signed copy of Esprit de Corps, the Arabesque greeting cards, and the Relevé reward subscription (beginning in August) to 6 months of digital wallpapers for your devices. (The Jeté, Grand Jeté, and Tour Jeté Collections will all be separate, non-overlapping collections.)

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    GRAND ALLEGRO NYC - Make a cameo at one shoot day of the Esprit de Corps photo shoots; receive a limited-edition, signed and numbered 30"x40" Tour Jeté Collection print, and the Esprit de Corps book; and have dinner, including you and a guest of your choosing, with the photographer Jesús Chapa-Malacara and two of the dancers at one of New York's most revered and coveted "secret" restaurants (Japanese food, though not sushi). Food/Beverage included, though backer is responsible for transportation to/from, and accommodations in, NYC. We'll contact you about scheduling. Specific dancer requests subject to availability, and dinner may need to happen on a separate day than shoot attendance to maximize availability. Tour Jeté Collection print may be exchanged for 2 Grand Jeté Collection Prints or 3 Jeté Collection Prints. Shoot: July/August/September; book, print: November.

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