Harmony Series 2020
SPIC MACAY Europe & UK Chapter invites you to attend 'Harmony-2020', a series of great online performances, interaction sessions with legendary artists, panel discussion with eminent professors, cinema classics and much more to enthrall people during this pandemic situation through a repertoire of Indian arts and culture.
Our guests speakers
Dr. Avanthi Meduri
Dr. Avanthi Meduri is a scholar/dancer/actress/playwright/curator and arts administrator. Born in India, she received her PhD in Performance Studies from the Tisch School of Arts, New York University, in 1996. Presently an Associate Professor in the School of Arts at Roehampton University, London, Meduri is convener of the first global South Asian Dance Masters that was launched in the University in 2005. A Fellow at the International Research Centre, Freie University, Berlin, Meduri is co-founder of the Asian Performing Arts Forum, London, a consortia of three London Universities that were engaged with Asian dance, theatre and performance
Dr. Saskia Kersenboom
Former Associate Professor in Linguistic Anthropology, Musicology and Theatre Studies and Fellow of Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Academic research, fieldwork and teaching have always been applied to active participation in Workshops, Residencies, Performances in the sites of cultural production; be it Dance companies, Theatre groups, Musea or Religious centers in The Netherlands, Hungary or India.
At present, Director of Paramaparai Foundation, Hungary-India; www.paramparai.eu. She is also the author of Nityasumangali: Devadasi Tradition in South Asia.
23rd October 2020
Shatranj ke Khilari
English: The chess Players
Widely recognised for his work in ‘A Passage to India’, Viktor Banerjee is the only person to win a National award in three categories- as a cinematographer, Director and Actor. We are very happy to share with you some words from Viktor Banerjee during the screening.