The skill and technique of the various dance forms are imbued with memories of past times, specific history and cultural ethos, says Odissi dancer and teacher Bijayini Satpathy.
Utsav Educational Society’s Two-day Indian Classical Dance Festival, Saare Jahan Se Accha, showcased Bharatanatyam by Rama Vaidyanathan and Mohiniyattam by Bharati Shivaji among others.
Nangiarkoothu would have joined the list of extinct traditional art forms of Kerala if not for the efforts of this curious dancer.
‘Sandhya: Sundown at Puri’, a photo series conceptualised by Vrinda Chadha, spotlights the rich art of Odissi dance in the temple’s sculptures.
A dancer looks back at her journey.
Vrinda Chadda’s exciting and insightful art sojourn and a
Culture historian and author Sunil Kothari was a living encyclopedia in the field of Indian dance.