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In the Indian tradition, dance was meant to provide moments of connectivity between body and spirit, to which the audience was invited to participate. Dance Routes has explored this objective through all its performances, both in solo works and group productions.

Solo productions include Odissi Mandala (2005), Conversations (2009), Biel-Banaras-Bhubaneswar (2008), and Magam (2010/11) which were all created with accompanying video footage.

All productions were created using material from the choreographic repertoire of Dance Routes. (See choreographic notes).      

odissi mandala|conversations|biel benaras bhubaneswar|magam

Sponsored by Prohelvetia New Delhi

Synopsis of the performance:
Musician Hans Koch leaves behind his ordered, urban life in Switzerland to experience chaotic moods of Benaras, before venturing further east to Odisha. Here he meets odissi dancer Rekha Tandon who shows him further facets of traditional and contemporary India. Together they discover a new pulse, a new rhythm of life; maybe a new way to be…

Hans Koch - Bass clarinet/Video
Rekha Tandon - Dancer/Choreographer
Michael Weston - Audiovisual design/Lighting

Singers - Sela Bieri, Siba Prasad Rath
Narration - Michael Weston, Rekha Tandon
Percussion - Sura Maharana

Sai Auditorium, Delhi International Arts Festival (December 2008)

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