Date(s) - 03/02/2017 - 06/02/2017
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
DANCE: ATTAKKALARI INDIA BIENNIAL 2017
PLATFORM 17: EMERGING SOUTH ASIA
3.00PM | Sunday, February 05 and Monday, February 06 | Alliance Française de Bangalore
South Asia’s largest and most important international festival for contemporary movement arts is set to roll out its 8th edition and will be held in multiple venues across Bengaluru from 03 to 12 February 2017.
Attakkalari India Biennial 2017 will be an exciting 10-day long event, where fresh and cutting edge choreographies by the newly discovered talents in the scene, along with works by acclaimed and established dance companies from different corners of the globe will be featured, marking the coming of age of contemporary movement arts scene in Bengaluru and India.
For this edition, with a hugely relevant theme BLR Moves, many exciting events are planned to animate the many cityscapes of Bengaluru, encouraging its citizens to groove with dancers and choreographers of their choice from different parts of the world.
Tickets are available at the Attakkalari office, the Ranga Shankara box office and on Book My Show: https://in.bookmyshow.com/festival/attakkalari-india-biennial
Platform 17 is amongst the Biennial’s initiatives to provide avenues for emerging choreographers from the South Asia region. In this edition, as we have in the past, we bring to you the independent and exciting voices from across the South Asia region. The Platform has been received with an overwhelming response in its last three editions, from the audiences, dance-makers and artists, and the arts community in general. It has been heartening to see that the performances at the Platform were appreciated and invited by various national and international performing arts festivals, strengthening the Biennial’s resolve to keep the programme going.
The artists participating in Platform 17 are:
- AAKASH ODEDRA and SANJUKTA SINHA, Ahmedabad
- ABHILASH NINGAPPA, Bengaluru
- HEMABHARATHY PALANI, Bengaluru
- RONITA MOOKERJI, Bengaluru
- PRITPAL SINGH, New Delhi
- DIYA NAIDU, Bengaluru