Mavin Khoo & Temple of Fine Arts

Mon 25 November, 07:30 PM, Sadler's Wells

Session 1

Celebrated bharatanatyam artist, Sadler’s Wells regular, and Akram Khan’s long term collaborator Mavin Khoo returns to Darbar. Working with the Temple of Fine Arts, a school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where students are valued for their talent rather than their background, Mavin Khoo has created a work for ten male dancers and four female musicians specially for Darbar Festival.

In the words of Akram Khan, who is curating Darbar Festival’s 2019 dance program, “there’s something universal about narratives from ancient Indian history – the grand themes, the shared myths, the flawed deities. Indian dancers place themselves in the shoes of gods as well as should feel like you’re all learning together rather than being taught”.


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