Kathak is an Indian classical dance that originated in the northern part of India during the Mughal era between the 16th and 18th century. The roots of this dance style have Persian influence and over time has been a syncretic genre adopting cultures from various societies of India. Kathak has innate cultural, social, religious, and historical roots, that deepen the possibilities to create resonance and curiosity within both artist and viewer.

Photo description: Hand gestures, facial expression used to showcase the language of gestures - Kathak