Tag Archive: 2012

Carnival with @PoisonUK #2

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This is the second of a series of daily posts on the Notting Hill Carnival, made in addition to my regular posts on other dance forms and related experiences.

Carnival with @PoisonUK #1

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Couldn’t find the truck I had been invited to, but it didn’t matter because the good folks at PoisonUK looked after me well. Music, dancing, attitude, drink (well water – I was at… Continue reading

Flamenco – Concentration in Chelmsford

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This shot of Jairo Barrull is from way back before Big Dance, when he performed at Chelmsford. I’m posting it to celebrate having finally processed all the non-urgent images from his performance. Maybe… Continue reading

Tarana at Arts in Parliament

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This fast paced piece, performed by Triveni Dance Company, closed the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster Hall. I decided to include the whole troupe in this shot and tried to use motion blur… Continue reading

Elegant Iptedaa

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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

Tobago’s London Celebration: 50 Years of Independence

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Part of tonight’s celebration of Independence was a lesson in Carnival dancing, in preparation for Notting Hill Carnival this weekend. These two ladies were our teachers. The second portrait shows the dancer resting… Continue reading

In ‘Memory’ Bharatanatyam is the vehicle for a strong message

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This was easily my favourite piece from the Akademi Community Performance for Arts in Parliament because it was so moving. Bisakha Sarker of the company Chaturangan danced two near-identical scenarios. In the first… Continue reading

Dancers of the UWI Dance Ensemble

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The UWI (University of the West Indies) Dance Ensemble gave a lively and balletic performance at the Tricycle Theatre in London. What a great time to be in London! I’m almost regretting going… Continue reading

Two Sides Of Tom – at Tango Al Fresco

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It’s lovely to be working in a place where people know me. I get more dances, which is natural, but I also get a lot more spontaneous stuff. Here is one, taken at… Continue reading

Escuela de Baile kids at rehearsal

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I’ve processed another batch of images from the Escuela de Baile School Spectacular (featured before here and here) so decided to post this shot to mark it – 5 more batches to go!… Continue reading