Heritage Project volunteer, Rebecca Price, explores some of our Learning & Participation projects where Akademi used South Asian dance to bring communities together and improve the health and wellbeing of different groups.
We asked our Learning and Participation artists to reflect on their experiences of working differently during lockdown and their blog posts give a fascinating insight into their approaches.
Akademi Heritage Project volunteer Kate Smith explores the versatility of performance archives through 3 innovative ways in which archival material can be used for outreach.
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.
#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.
The next blog in our series written by Akademi’s Heritage Project volunteers looks into the cataloguing part of the work, and how the archive is organised in order to facilitate future work and research into Akademi’s heritage.