In the media
French Odissi dancer Mahina Khanum’s video on Covid protocols went viral last year, with people across the world applauding her unique presentation.
“A France-based artiste Mahina Khanum took the internet by storm as she uploaded a video of spreading awareness on the outbreak using steps of Odissi.”
The creation by Avishai Leger-Tanger and Mahina Khanum was featured in a TV show by TNN16.
“With my husband Avishai Leger-Tanger, who is a digital artist, we didn’t really think twice about this video. After the lockdown was implemented in France, we had the urge to keep on dancing and say something useful and positive.”
The creation by Avishai Leger-Tanger and Mahina Khanum was featured on India’s major public news channel DD News.
The creation by Avishai Leger-Tanger and Mahina Khanum was featured on the Indian local news channel DD News Odia.
“Her husband Avishai Leger-Tanger is a digital artist. He is the one who has developed a few projects to make unacquainted audiences understand Odissi using new technologies.”
The creation by Avishai Leger-Tanger and Mahina Khanum was featured by the official channel of the Parliament of India, Rajya Sabha TV.
A global pandemic may have forced her to stay home, but for dancer Mahina Khanum it meant performing Odissi to spread awareness.
An Odissi dancer under lockdown in France demonstrates ‘barrier gestures’.
Avishai Leger-Tanger is a digital artist whose work is inspired by the classical arts of India. His creations in collaboration with the renowned Indian classical Odissi dancer Mahina Khanum made the headlines in India and beyond.