Remembering Chandralekha: A Conversation with Sadanand Menon
As a close collaborator of Chandralekha and curator of the ongoing exhibition of her archival photographs, Sadanand Menon will talk about the legendary choreographer and her choreographic works spanning 20 years and his experience of archiving her work over many decades.
Sadanand Menon is an arts editor, teacher of cultural journalism, photographer, stage lights designer and speaker at seminars on politics, ecology and the arts. He is currently Adjunct Faculty, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, and he also teaches at IIT, Madras. A close associate of legendary choreographer Chandralekha, he is deeply involved with issues concerning contemporary Indian dance.
The exhibition at IGNITE! 2016 has been supported by Pro-Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council.