The stylised dance routines of New Yorks gay subculture have made their way to the continent, from Sweden to Estonia, captured in all their theatricality by British grime photographer Ewen Spencer
When Lasseindra Ninja, a French-born veteran of the New York ballroom scene, first came to vogue in European competitions, she noticed one key difference among her fellow dancers.
I was surprised to see [cis] women, she says. I was surprised to see them trying to do vogue femme. My style is vogue femme. It is the dance of the transsexual.