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by Malgorzata Saniewska
A passion project born to MALGORZATA (Maggie) SANIEWSKA, PlayMe Burlesque showcases today's modern day American "New Burlesque" sex symbols in a style reminiscent of Alberto Vargas' Pin-Up Girls of the 1940's.
Saniewska was inspired by the art form as it moved from back alley, underground cabarets into mainstream film and entertainment, and wanted to capture the beauty of it in her photography projects. She looked for a way to portray the performers in a way that would highlight each of their unique styles and individual interpretations of humor, sexuality, theatricality and grace.The PlayMe Burlesque cards give her the ability to feature many of the most talented burlesque performers in a photographic exhibit - all at one time.
MALGORZATA SANIEWSKA (Warsaw, POLAND, 02/06/1981) moved to New York in 2003 where she discovered her passion for photography. She's done photography work for ID Models, BMG Models, Q Models, etc. After shooting for the Garo Sparo & Cobos Couture clothing lines, her work in photography transitioned into a full time commitment.
She interned for Sante D'Orazio Studios, Milk Studio and was an assistant for Dan & Corina Lecca during NYC's Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in 2008.
Her portfolio is diverse, as she has shot for various brands of jewelry & accessories, motion pictures, advertisements and NYC nightlife. It was her work in the NYC nightlife scene that lead her to the World of Burlesque.
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