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Sparsh & Artsforward present seminar
On Dance in Contemporary India
Sept 27, 2020

September 4. 2020

Sparsh Studio for Performing Arts and Artsforward are organising a special discussion and exchange curated by Dr Utpal K Banerjee, a renowned scholar and critic. The event was previously planned to happen in Kolkata ICCR but has been shifted online adapting to safer spaces of digital encounters.

The topic for the panel discussion is:
Dance in Contemporary India: New Myths and Symbols in Exceptional Times.

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Dr. Banerjee would be the keynote speaker and present his paper on: "INDIAN DANCE VIS--VIS FREE THINKING": Can Indian dances adopt wholly contemporary themes and use MYTHOLOGY only for exceptional contents?

The discussion would be moderated by Dr Urmimala Sarkar Munsi. Some of the other speakers invited to present their views are Sharmila Biswas, Dr.Anita Ratnam, Dr. Arshiya Sethi, Dr. Aishika Chakraborty, Priti Patel, Lubna Mariam (Dhaka), Sudarshan Chakravorty, Ashimbandhu Bhattacharya, Kalamandalam Piyal, Geeta Chandran and Rama Vaidyanathan.
The event will be opened by Goutam De, Director, ICCR Kolkata and Gouri Basu, Director EZCC, Kolkata.

On Zoom from 6pm to 8pm

For information, contact Suman Sarawgi: +91 9830019635 /

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