News: Body and Soul

Monday 27 June 2005

As he prepares to open his new work zero degrees – made in collaboration with Sidi Larbi, Antony Gormley and Nitin Sawhney, Akram Khan talks about the spiritual dimension to his work.
‘He says that unlike contemporary Western dance, in
Asia “dance emerged from religion, whether from the Sufis, doing the whirling dervishes, or Kathak, which relates to the Hindu gods.” ‘ Rosie Millard, Sun.Times, 26 June

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