`Counter’ (2012) by Akila – contemporary dancer based in Chennai – keeps a geometric tension alive throughout the performance between the bodies of the co-dancers Akila and Aditi. Akila in this 15 minutes long piece plays with her movements with a weighty, mechanical grace, lines and angles. The piece develops through a continuous role-reversal of the two bodies.
The following video features a full-length performance of the piece at Alliance Francaise of Madras.
Music – Maarten Visser
Light – M. Natesh
Performers – Akila, Aditi Bheda
This video shows excerpts of the piece performed at Alliance Francaise of Madras – presented by Basement 21.