Bharatanatyam, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Afrofuturism
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The classical dance form Bharatanatyam survived colonial oppression and today exemplifies Indian identity both at home and abroad. Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s unique approach to music making has garnered him two of of the most prestigious conducting positions in the world. Afrofuturism marries sci-fi with ancient notions of time to offer hope for a better future for people of color.