1999 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 2nd prize

Gideon Mendel

Network Photographers for New Millennium Experience

01 January, 1998

Some of Britain's best circus performers join in a workshop to train the cast of the Millennium Show. The show will be put on up to five times a day throughout the year 2000 in the Millennium Dome in Greenwich, London. At any one time there will be as many as 60 performers working up to 50m above the ground. Rehearsals took place in a space converted from a previously derelict Victorian power station.

About the photographer

Gideon Mendel

Born in Johannesburg in 1959, he studied psychology and African history at the University of Cape Town. Following his studies he became a freelance photographer, photographing ch...

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