Arts in Context

The Grit of Soul

Season 8 Episode 8 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Shen Jun found his way to Texas after spending his life training for dance in China. He created Shen Jun Movement Effect and debuted his first piece, The Grit of Soul, an attempt to translate the emotions he felt as he adjusted to his new life in the U.S. Combining the traditional movements of his homeland with modern and American motifs, Jun is forming his own unique artistic and cultural path.

Aired: 11/23/17

Rating: NR

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