Video-Interview with IRC-Fellow Navtej Johar

Produced by Milos Kosic
International Research Center
Copyright: Freie Universität Berlin, 2016
Interview led by Torsten Jost

In this interview, IRC-Fellow Navtej Johar, one of India’s leading dancers and choreographers, talks about his current research project “Naming Anxieties around Sacred/Erotic Dance”. He speaks about his training in Bharatanatyam, his research on Yoga and the history of Indian philosophy explaining how his work reflects questions of nationalism, body images, and the politics of dance in India today.

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