Author: Shresthova, Sangita
Brand: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Edition: Clr Csm
Number Of Pages: 64
Release Date: 30-07-2017
Details: Product Description Welcome to Dancing India!, a coloring book inspired by India’s jubilant, intricate, and lively dances. The collection features thirty black and white illustrations inspired by Indian classical dances, folk traditions, and a touch of Bollywood. We invite you to bring a little fun into your life as you experience the rich world of Indian dance. Let the coloring begin! The coloring book measures 6.14 x 9.21 inches, a perfect size for on the go sketching. Each illustration is printed on a single page. This means colors on one page won't bleed through to destroy another picture. There is also space for you to doodle and create your own Indian themed artwork. Founded by Sangita Shresthova, Bollynatyam® takes a historically and culturally sensitive approach to contemporary Indian and South Asian dance. Our teaching and choreography draws on classical Indian dance (Bharatanatyam), martial arts, contemporary movement, and Bollywood dance. For more information see: www.bollynatyam.com About the Author A Czech/Nepalese dancer and media scholar, Sangita focuses on the intersections between technology and dance as they relate to questions of cultural continuity and globalization. She studied Bharata Natyam, Charya Nritya (Nepalese Dance), Kalaripayat (South Indian martial art) and contemporary dance techniques alongside her professional training at the LSE and MIT where she received the Council for the Arts Wiesner award for her work in dance and new media. Sangita belonged to the Boston-based Lasandhi Dance Theater, a dance group focused on addressing South Asian women's issues, and was a guest choreographer for the Constanza Macras/DorkyPark production "Big in Bombay", supported by the Berliner Festspiele/Spielzeit Europa, Schaubuehne am Lehniner Platz, and the Schauspielhaus Wien. Sangita also holds a PhD. from the Department of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her previous global book was titled, "Is It All About Hips?: Around the World with Bollywood Dance."
Package Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.1 x 0.2 inches