Akademi at 40 | Classical Indian Dance and its Relevance in a Global Contemporary Context (2019)
Rukmini Vijayakumar and Vena Ramphal frame classical Indian dance and its relevance in a global contemporary context.
Presented at Asia House
This talk partnered Bharatanatyam artist and actor Rukmini Vijayakumar with Vena Ramphal a media celebrity, scholar and Bharatanatyam dancer. A sumptuous pairing of two eminent women which warmed and uplifted the insight into a modern cultural India.
Rukmini and Vena’s conversation framed classical Indian dance and its relevance in a global, contemporary context. Rukmini shared her experience in creating and touring work which adhered to a traditional vocabulary while experimenting with context and presentation.
|Bharatanatyam artist and actor||Rukmini Vijayakumar|
|Dance and Wellbeing specialist||Vena Ramphal|
Cockayne and The London Community Foundation.
Special thanks to
Host Trustee: Bandish Gudka
Pamela Kember and the team at Asia House