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Black Hair Stories with Korantema Anyimadu

Episode Summary

What is tangible and intangible heritage? What can we learn about Black Hair History? How do you save time by choreographing in your dreams?! London-based dancer, Korantema Anyimadu, shares her time with us on this very special episode.

Episode Notes

Korantema Anyimadu is a London-based jazz dancer and independent curator working in heritage and the arts. In 2019, she won a Making History award from the Mayor of London for her exhibition, Plaits, Princesses, and Pink Moisturiser - an exploration of Black Hair Stories. Korantema is deeply passionate about cultural heritage, and in today’s episode we talked about her research in West African dance, her experience as a solo jazz dancer today, and her research into black hair history.

 

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Host, Producer, Editor: Ruby Bell

Very Special Guest: Korantema Anyimadu

Show Art, Technical Support, and Unwavering Moral Support: Jonathan Topf

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