How can you make an image look like it is in motion on paper, other than blurring it?

How about staggering slices? The effect is full of movement, and in a row the trio is absolutely striking…

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…but even in a poster on its own, the figure looks active.

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The thin rectangular strips behind the text pieces are eye-catching and reinforce the lines created by the photo slices. Together, the firm, straight lines contrast with the fluid curves of the dancer’s body, hair, and dress.

Hat tip to Nick Mendoza, who art directed these posters, and Sam Reed, the designer behind them.