Tantoloun: African dance with voices and other stories
many young Africans are able to express themselves through dance and tell their stories; stories of transformation, stories of hunger for identity and a quest to build on existing knowledge.
|Expressions from Abiodun’s ‘Traces’
Ume-Onwujiobi for giving a better structure to the face of dance.
|Esther doing ‘Just Me’
galloping body movements to a gradually increasing power dance, the peak of that life.
Africans away from the continent always want to bear something that expresses Africa; from traditional African clothing such as Ankara and Kente, to beads and even weaves.
for what art is, many people gave more voices to each of the performance, seeing more from a particular dance.
prestigious place in the rungs of art expressions, rather than serving as fillers.
But we have seen that there is no proper dance concert, where dance is expressed as the major art itself.
campaign or sell products. Dance is a huge art on its own and should be portrayed that way. So, we want people to understand that dance has its own power,” Oyebisi said.