to gender inequality
One does not need to be inordinately perceptive in dissecting the ‘text’
of women’s (re)presentation in popular TV advertisements. Anu
Celly expresses concern about the sexism inherent in these ads
which is manifested in countless instances of women’s
of dance costumes
dance recitals have always been viewed from the narrow perspective of
correctness of footwork, grace, agility, expressions and stylistic
interpretation, faithful to one ‘classical form’ or the other.
That it can also be an exuberant celebration of colour and sound is
invariably lost in such clinical analyses.