Stories by Hand is a solo work searching for an individual identity through stories which are personal, mythical, and social and are narrated through the continuous placement and displacement of gestures affected by memory.
Stories by Hand Stories by Hand takes the hand gestures of Bharatanatyam (classical Indian dance) as the basis for a storytelling dance-theater interweaving east and west, past and present, the mythic and the everyday.
Created and performed by Preeti Vasudevan in collaboration with Paul Kaiser.
Performed live at New York Live Arts, NY Nov 2nd 2017
Stories by Hand is a commissioned work as part of its Live Feed Residency (2015-17) at New York Live Arts, NY)