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In SAKHI 03.04 Sara Mikolai explores the relationship between the female protagonist, Nayika, and the female supporting character, Sakhi. These characters are depicted in the South Indian dance form Bharatanatyam, which is a dance form from the 20th century, that has appropriated the old Sathir temple dances. Sara takes the position of a Bharatanatyam dancer, with a desire to unravel distorted knowledge.
SARA MIKOLAI is a dancer, choreographer and Performance Artist from Berlin. She studied Areastudies of Asia and Africa at the Humboldt- University Berlin, as well as Dance, Context, and Choreography at HZT Berlin. Together with Kiran Kumar, she is the co-founder and member of the artistic research collective The Dotted Dance Project.
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TFB Nr. 1143
Cast & Credits
CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE: Sara Mikolai
RESEARCH: Kiran Kumar, Garunya Karunaharamoorthy, Oyndrila Sarkar, Ranjana Dave
DRAMATURGICAL ASSISTANCE: Maja Zimmermann
ARTISTIC ADVICE: Kiran Kumar
TANZTAGE BERLIN 2018
ARTISTIC DIRECTION: Anna Mülter
MANAGEMENT: Johanna Withelm
ASSISTANCE MANAGMENT: Ece Tufan
DRAMATURGICAL ADVICE: Thomas Schaupp, Maja Zimmermann
The 27th Tanztage Berlin are produced by SOPHIENSÆLE.
Funded by the Senate Chancellery for Culture and Europe.
Supported by Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens, Kulturreferat der Landeshauptstadt München, Goethe-Institut Marokko, Polnisches Institut Berlin, mapping dance berlin and Tanzfabrik Berlin e.V.
The video documentation is produced on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. The purpose of this contract is to document productions in the field of contemporary dance in Berlin. The master recordings are archived by the University Library of the Berlin University of Arts. Copies of the recordings on DVD are available for viewing exclusively in the reference collections of the following archives (at media desks in these institutions):