Marina George – Caught in Transition

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Marina George, a final year Master’s student, presented a visual essay on the ambiguity of gender within the space of the Yakshagana greenroom. The theatrical dance-form of Yakshagana is traditionally a male dominated one, with male performers undertaking the roles of female goddesses, demons and lovers. This shift in gender on stage for the duration of the performance is a complex transition, made even more ambiguous within the greenroom, where a performer isn’t yet expected to adhere to the norms of femininity.

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Photography: Sissi Hamann

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