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Contemporary South Asian Dance By Katrak, Ketu H.

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM55-1
Published: 09/05/2016
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Contemporary South Asian Dance is performed in the geographical territories of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and in the diaspora of South Asians in the global North and South. In the early twentieth century, migrations into Southeast Asia, parts of Africa, and the Caribbean originated from British colonization. Later, South Asians relocated to Canada, Britain, Europe, Australia, and the U.S.

Contemporary South Asian choreography is inspired by indigenous traditions, Indian classical dance styles, and is at times hindered by political and religious restrictions repressing dance expression in public.

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Katrak, Ketu H. "Contemporary South Asian Dance." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 17 Sep. 2019 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/contemporary-south-asian-dance-1. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM55-1

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