Born in New York in 1937 and now based in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, photographer Rowland Scherman won a Grammy Award in 1968 for his cover for Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits. When he was living in London (1970–74), Rowland saw an etching, Giovanni Battista Bracelli’s Alfabeto Figurato, that showed angels flying around to create the alphabet. He wondered if humans could do that. His studio happened to be next door to Covent Garden Dance Centre, so he asked some performers there if they would like to try. A couple of rehearsals ...