Dancing with the Gods (Hardcover)
This book is an ode to the mythological heritage of Bharatanatyam. The visual narrative captures the rich heritage of this temple dance and its original exponents, the Devadasis or 'handmaidens of the deity'. Its repertoire of movements and moods bring alive the fascinating stories of Hindu gods and goddesses and their kaleidoscopic lives.
Dancing With The Gods' is the brainchild of Monidipa Mukherjee and Sutapa Sengupta, partners at 'Thursday's Child, ' a creative thought-shop based out of Bangalore. 'Thursday's Child' specializes in creating engaging content for clients across product categories, spanning both online and offline media. Monidipa, with a post graduate degree in Indian History, is a professional writer, former Creative Director of JWT, India, with nearly three decades of experience in brand campaigns. She is currently an independent creative consultant, blogger, food critic and a published author. Monidipa is passionate about heritage, travel, world mythology and vintage fashion. Sutapa, with a post graduate degree in Philosophy, is also a former Creative Director of MT, India. She is an independent creative consultant and artist of repute, with several successful art exhibitions to her credit.