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Performance: "Parikh" [Lover] by Tashnuva Anan

Wed, March 13th, 2024
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm

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Please join the Dance Department for an evening of poetry and performance with Bangladeshi transgender performer Tashnuva Anan.

Parikh [Lover], presented at Williams College on 13 March 2024, is a performance by Bangladeshi transgender performer Tashnuva Anan. It is based on Tashnuva’s book of poetry of the same name, which was published in February 2024. In the performance Tashnuva explores themes of queer love, desire, and loss, and the ways these experiences find expression in and beyond language. Parikh is performed in Bengali with English translations.

Conceived and Performed by Tashnuva Anan

Poetry and Recitation by Tashnuva Anan

Translations: Munjulika R. Tarah

Choreography: Kazi Raihan & Tashnuva Anan

Costume Conceptualization: Kazi Raihan

Music Editing: Golam Morshed

Songs: Krishnokoli Islam, Momotaj, Raghab Chatterjee & Hridoy Khan (all songs and music are from YouTube)

Production Manager: Kyle Yager
Logistics: Rebecca Wolfe, Corissa Bryant & Nate Wiessner

Marketing & Outreach: Randal Fippinger

Developed in collaboration with Munjulika R. Tarah & Williams College Dance Department

Photo Credit: Desmond Picotte for the New York Times.

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