A love letter to Varnam
An experimental dance film made in collaboration with Divya Kasturi company and in partnership with Laban Trinity Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
A love letter to Varnam is a sister work to the live stage show, To Varnam... with Love, developed and performed by Divya Kasturi Company.
Made using documentation footage from live performance at Warwick Arts Centre, video projection images used in the show (by John-Marc Gowans), and new footage featuring 3rd year contemporary dancers Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
The film will be released in Summer/Autumn 2021.
A love letter to Varnam is part of Divya Kasturi Company's strand, Our Varnam, which celebrates Baratanatyam dance and aims to pass understanding of classical Indian dance and music practices to new generations and more diverse bodies.