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Be-artist is an ongoing visual study of creative people on the move of creating ...

  • ... it’s not just about the final piece of art and creation …
  • ... what intrigues me just as much is the labor, the preparation and creative process that go into and along with it. By spending time with the artists, attending and watching rehearsals, fittings, off- and backstage scenery, I try to add different artistic layers to the final piece ...
  • ... how do creative people communicate and interact, how do they pass their vision on to those putting it on scene, how do they transcend, motivate themselves, cope with stage fright, stress etc. …

I am Dorothee Elfring, a German born photographer currently living with my husband and 2 daughters in Barcelona, Spain. From my childhood on I was fascinated by everything that has to do with stage / performance and dance.

Be-artist lets me experience up close what I love and admire ... on top it provides endless motivation and inspiration for my Fine Art Photography.

My sincere gratitude and credits to the wonderful people and artists for allowing me experiment and getting that close to them, for their time, commitment and serenity in front of my camera …