Tracing Akademi’s Timeline Through the Archives

Tracing Akademi’s Timeline Through the Archives

In this Heritage Project blogpost, Maria Galvin writes about her experience of discovering Akademi through its archives and tracing a historical timeline of the organisation over the forty years of its existence.

Aharyabhinaya in Odissi

Aharyabhinaya in Odissi

#WednesdayWisdom | Akademi’s latest blog bringing pearls of wisdom from South Asian dance. This week, Odissi dancer Pallavi Basak Vijay illustrates the meaning and background of the style’s ornamentation, hair-style and costumes.

Introduction to Kalarippayattu

Introduction to Kalarippayattu

#WednesdayWisdom | Akademi’s latest blog bringing pearls of wisdom from South Asian dance. This week, Bharatanatyam artist Geetha Sridhar shares her knowledge on the use of mudras in the ancient martial art technique Kalarippayattu.