Lectures and talks

Laboratory IN TRANSIT 06

The Incarnation of Myths

Sun, May 28, 2006
6 pm
Free admission

In the In Transit Lab 06 the notion of body culture will be discussed by artists and scholars from Brazil, India, Europe, Africa, the USA and the Middle East. They describe and discuss an open horizon of cultural variety, which forms resistance to the rationality of modernity up to now.


Jyotindra Jain, Joachim Schlömer, Graham Smith

The Incarnation of Myths: How Mythical Images are Passed on from Body to Body

In the Indian modernity, mythical stories have been adapted to the present day. How do contemporary dancers give form to images from the past? And how are these transferred from one body to the next?

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