Category Archive: Cultural Olympiad

Enticing Bharatanatyam

Anusha Subramanyam dances the story of her the heroine’s work to persuade her reluctant friend to represent her case to Muruga (The Lord of the Hills) in the hope he will come to… Continue reading

Dancing Valour at Arts in Parliament

There was a huge amount going on in this piece; Rasa Abhinaya which made it a pleasure to watch but rather more challenging to photograph. Danced at the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster… Continue reading

Elegant Iptedaa

This elegantly joyful Tarana based on dance to a chorus of words which are simply the sounds produced by the Tabla. Part of the Akademi Community Performance at Arts In Parliament, 10th August,… Continue reading

al fresco fun

This couple (Lemington Ridley and Lorcan Mullany) were fantastically expressive dancers, swapping lead and follow so seamlessly and dancing with such musicality it was difficult to focus on other dancers at the event.… Continue reading

Playing with the Fuji X100

A Place to Live When We Are Old Described as ‘a participatory public art project exploring attitudes towards old age through danz√≥n’,  I thought this was a delightful way to meet different people… Continue reading

Join the Ilford Olympic Flashmob!

I chose this photograph of Isaac Fletcher giving a workshop to some of his younger students because of the forthcoming flashmob he’s organising. For more information see my post for Dance Today here… Continue reading

London Went Latin

Yesterday I interviewed Leigh, who was responsible for the whole huge London Goes Latin event which was held on the last day of Big Dance. Part of this was a huge attempt to… Continue reading

SurprisesSTREB’s Human Fountain at Trafalgar Square

This is another shot from last week’s @SurprisesSTREB performances. I’ve chosen this performance because it’s one that has been less covered by the popular press, possibly because the rigid contraption from which the… Continue reading

African Contemporary That Grabs Your Heart

Taking this shot was a real privilege. As the only photographer, I could rush around and really think about getting different angles, I could stand up right in the front of the stage… Continue reading

Streb Surprise at Millennium Bridge

I got up at 5am to take this and used a very long lens (thank you Alan). Found a place on the bank of the river that would give me a different angle… Continue reading