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Akram Khan pp 92-114 | Cite as

Third Space Politics in Zero Degrees (2005) and Desh (2011)

  • Royona Mitra
Part of the New World Choreographies book series (NWC)

Abstract

Khan’s new interculturalism is bound up in questions of the self. Through it he negotiates the tricky terrain between his inherited relationships with Bangladesh and his own embodied Britishness. This in-betweenness fuels Khan’s musings on identity-politics in the diaspora and beyond, and finds profound manifestations in two critically acclaimed pieces, Zero Degrees (2005) and Desh (2011).

Keywords

Cultural Heritage Hand Gesture Border Zone Zero Degree Space Politics 
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© Royona Mitra 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Royona Mitra
    • 1
  1. 1.Brunel University LondonUK

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