Diwali, festival of the lights
A girl dressed as Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth, leads an annual procession in celebration of Diwali at the Independence Square in Paramaribo, Suriname.
Photograph: Ranu Abhelakh/Reuters
(via The Guardian)
“How can movement be preserved in immobile form? This contradiction in terms has preoccupied artists for millenniums. … Three New York exhibitions catch a dancegoer’s eye for what they tell us of dancers and dance itself.”