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.
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.
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