Restricted View

`Restricted view‘ (2012) by Anoushka Kurien – contemporary dancer based in Chennai – explores a choice of four tasks she appoints to her body and its surrounding space – flipping, rotating, sliding and re-sizing. It is a 13 minutes long contemporary dance piece.

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The following video features a full-length performance of the piece at Alliance Francaise of Madras.

Music – Darbuka Siva

Light – M. Natesh

Performer – Anoushka Kurien

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Light Doesn’t Have Arms To Carry Us

`Light doesn’t have arms to carry us‘ is a contemporary dance piece created and performed by Preethi Athreya – contemporary dancer based in Chennai.

The following video is of a full-length performance of the same at Alliance Francaise of Madras.

Copyrights of photo and video – Preethi Athreya

 

Sweet Sorrow

`Sweet sorrow‘ is an hour long contemporary dance piece created and performed by Preethi Athreya – contemporary dancer based in Chennai.

Excerpts from the production performed at Goethe Institute, Kolkata can be seen at

 (The Chair section)

and

(The Floor section)

Copyrights of photo and video – Preethi Athreya

Beautiful Thing 1

Beautiful thing 1‘ (2009) is a contemporary dance piece created by Padmini Chettur – contemporary dance maker based in Chennai.

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Literary consultantVivek Narayanan.

Light – Jan Maerten.

Technical support – Gilles Richards.

Costumes – Vlls Designstudio, Padmini Chettur.

Production – Phileas Productions.

Co-production – Theatre de la ville, Paris; Szene Salzburb, Salzburg; India foundation for the Arts; Radialsystem , Berlin.

Performers – Padmini Chettur, Preethi Athreya, Akila, Anoushka Kurien and Sujata Goel.

“I see this work as a construction. A construction in space, a construction of time. The dancers are the discreet segments of a unique mathematical equation. An equation that is balanced, where disjointedness is sewn together. Blocks of movements are added, subtracted, multiplied until finally we arrive at meaning.

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