Nov 10 2018
Seattle Art Museum
10 AM – 11:30 AM
Movement and Metaphor in South Indian Court Dance
Hari Krishnan, Associate Professor of Dance, Wesleyan University
Dr. Hari Krishnan presents an interactive lecture-demonstration on South Indian courtly dance traditions. His work is based on decades of research in both Tamil and Telugu-speaking South India. Integrating live performance and lecture, his presentation showcases vernacular histories and rare repertoire inspired by the courtesan dance practices of this region. Musicians Vaaraki Wijayaraj (vocals) and Kajan Pararasasegaram (mridangam) from the inDANCE company will join him.
About the Presenter
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