Joti Singh is a dance creator and dance innovator, sprung from the U.S. American south to parents from northern India. She is the founder and Artistic Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company and choreographs dance from Punjab, India and Guinea, West Africa. Singh began her dance training in Punjabi circles, carrying through her body the culture that is in her blood and memory. As an adult, West African dance entered Singh’s purview, transforming her body’s culture. Through this multilingual body, she explores where history intertwines with contemporary continuities of celebration and injustice.
Jul 01, 2016
Speak: World Dance
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