Salomè “The Seductive Dancer”
Salomè is the protagonist of one of the biblical events that most impressed the collective imagination: the famous beheading of John the Baptist. Her seductive dance embodies evil.
Ruth St. Denis, the “New Jersey hindu”
Ruth St. Denis is considered one of the pioneers of modern American dance. Her research is characterized by a reinterpretation of non-European dance traditions, with a mystical and spiritual approach.
The dark charm of Mata Hari
Known for her dark beauty and sensual performances, Mata Hari breaks the norms of the twentieth century by triumphing as an exotic dancer inspired by oriental dances. She dances naked.
The Hand of Fatima
The Hand of Fatima, also known as the Hand of Miriam, Hamsa or Khamsa, means "five" and in the Jewish and Muslim religion has a sacred value, is a symbol
Almeh and Geisha comparison
For a long time I thought that still today, both oriental dancers and geishas, in the collective imagination of some many people are more or less covertly considered a sort
The thousand faces of Artemis
Among the Greeks, Artemis was one of the twelve major gods of Olympus. Daughter of Zeus and Leto and Apollo's twin sister, Artemis represented the Moon, Apollo impersonified Sun.