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Double vision: b2b photography on the bass-laden dancefloor

A glimpse of Adrien Destribat's & Jake Aaron Morton's contrasting styles in their capture of REPROBATE x Feed the Dragon's night at Studio 9

  • Words: Amira Waworuntu | Images: Adrien Destribats & Jake Aaron Morton
  • 14 June 2024

The REPROBATE x Feed the Dragon event in Taipei offered a rare opportunity to witness two masterful photographers capture the same pulsating night.

Taipei-based Adrien Destribats and Hong Kong's Jake Aaron Morton, each with their own distinct style, share exclusively with Mixmag Asia a fascinating visual dialogue that reflects their individual styles and artistic visions on the very same event.

The first 10 images of the gallery showcase Adrien's vivid portrayal of light and colour that perfectly encapsulates the energy and vibrancy of the night, making us relive the moments in all its dynamic glory. Following are 10 images that present Jake's mastery of dramatic lighting and composition, illuminating the intimate moments and collective euphoria of the dancefloor.

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The juxtaposition of Adrien's vibrant, colour-driven narratives with Jake's chiaroscuro-inspired, compositionally rich photographs offers a comprehensive visual chronicle of an unforgettable night in the Taiwan underground.

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This duality in interpretation provides a richer, multifaceted view of the 'REPROBATE x Feed the Dragon' event in Taipei, highlighting how two artists can see the same scene through very different lenses and yet both capture the essence of a collective dancefloor experience.

Amira Waworuntu is Mixmag Asia’s Managing Editor, follow her on Instagram.

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