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Special Project
From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Omar Z. Robles

Nominated in Dance

About Omar Z. Robles

Photographer and visual artist Omar Z Robles is capturing the famed NYC streets in a new light by replacing the busy New Yorker with the beauty of New York dancers. Drawing inspiration from the mime acting, Omar’s visual fluidity and captivating portraitures have attracted global attention, amassing 320K+ Instagram followers and collaborations from Gap to Esquire Magazine. With a trademark storytelling style, Omar’s corresponding @DanceFlopDiaries Instagram offers a counter to the visual dramatics, with behind-the-scenes lighthearted outtakes of the tumbles between the clicks. This past year, Omar worked on a series in Puerto Rico to highlight the beauty of the country through dance despite the devastation from Hurricane Maria.

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