Tag Archive: Foreign

Gawai in Malaysia #5

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Both images: Traditional courtship dance in Borneo This dance fascinated me. Not for the extended choreography (which I suspect has been adapted by the choreographer to make a show closer to what he… Continue reading

Blow pipe tribesman in Sarawak, Malaysia

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Both images: Blowpipe dancer in Sarawak I’m working on some really low light photography at the moment. It’s for part of the series of dance travel pieces due for Dance Today. As we… Continue reading

More Dance from Egypt

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All images: Dancers in the South Sinaii As well as the Sema (dance performed by whirling dervishes) we were treated to belly dance which a few braver audience members tried too, and a… Continue reading

Whirling Dervish in the Egyptian Desert

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All images: Dance performers in the Egyptian desert about an hour inland from Sharm El Sheikh Taken over a year ago, it was dark, I was tired and incredibly thirsty and we had… Continue reading