Dancing with Kindred Spirits

By Mohd Izzuddin Ramli, Gareth Richards

March 2016 PROFILE
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After mixing tradition with the contemporary, Aida Redza brings her dances onto the streets.The Moved by Padi project.Dance and theatre fans know Aida Redza for her extraordinary and fearless performances. While grounded in a firm knowledge of the past, Aida’s work marks her out as one of the country’s most forward-thinking creatives and an iconic embodiment of female power.Perhaps her family roots offer some clues for why this should be so. Her father’s ancestors traced their lineage to Minang royal...

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Mohd Izzuddin Ramli

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Gareth Richards

is a writer, editor and bookseller.