Abundant Art presents Meeting of Cultures: The Inspiring Story of Anna Pavlova and Uday Shankar

Join us for this screening of 'Meeting of Cultures', an illuminating story highlighting cross cultural dance influences

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  • Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre for arts education, V&A South Kensington

  • Free event

Abundant Art presents Meeting of Cultures: The Inspiring Story of Anna Pavlova and Uday Shankar photo

A film exploring the iconic collaboration between Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova and renowned Indian dancer Uday Shankar. Through a combination of rare film footage and original interviews, this film uncovers the cross-cultural influences between British and Indian contemporary dance. Followed by a panel discussion with contributors.

With students of Trinity Laban, schools, academics, historians, curators, film experts, Shankar’s family, renowned artists and upcoming dancers we uncover this unique story of our cultural history in ‘A meeting of Cultures’.

Director: Protima Chatterjee

Generously supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Trinity Laban, Sampad Arts and Heritage and Roehampton Dance

Background image: Meeting of Cultures © Abundant Art