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10 Days of Contemporary Dance And Workshops At The Attakkalari India Biennale 2017

Amrita posted on 20th January

Guys, that time of the year is here, when our fair city will play host to one of the most formidable and wonderful dance events in the country. In its 8th edition, the Attakkalari India Biennale 2017, is going to be 10 days of engaging with contemporary dance, movement, and the digital medium to see how they converge and compliment each other. This year’s theme is going to be “BLR Moves” and to that effects several workshops, masterclasses, and performances of course are all part of the programme.

Keep Calm, Just Dance!

This year’s biennale is going to showcase performances from South Korea, South Africa, France, Germany, Spain, Poland, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Canada, Finland and of course India, across several venues around the city. New additions this year include Platform Plus, which will present Indian artistes who have made an huge impact in the field of contemporary movement arts in the country. Plus, the new segment Platform 17 that will showcase the works of emerging choreographers from South Asia. The highlights include a dance residency programme, off-stage interventions {where performances will happen at public spaces in the city} and an intensive 10-day Dance Laboratory on dance writing.

When: Thursday, February 3- Friday, February 12