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BodyMine: a solo performance

BodyMine investigates the tension between the experience of ‘body as liability’ and ‘body as abundance’. The body is a fundamental, material constraint that each of us is born with. The current, dominant socio-cultural construction of the body encourages us to experience our bodies as a liability, as something that gets in the way of life. And as such colors our experience of our body.

When the body is acknowledged as the fundamental entity/mode through which we engage with the world, there is a sense of abundance. Dance performance often contributes to the dominant narrative of the body by elevating and showcasing a certain kind of relationship to the body: one of control towards display.

BodyMine explores the abundance of possibility that the body holds – for art and for life.

Tickets available at the venue for ₹200 on first-come-first-served basis.


Choreography and Performance: Shabari Rao

Sound Design and Production: Rajesh Mehar

Collaborators: Lata Mani, Bindhumalini Narayanaswami

Voice: TT Venkatesh, Aarthi Mundkur, Lata Mani, Bindhumalini Narayanaswami