Hilde Holger brought her expressionist dance practice from Vienna to Bombay, collaborating with local and exile artists, and opening a dance school.
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Franz, Margit. Gateway India: Deutschsprachiges Exil in Indien zwischen britischer Kolonialherrschaft, Maharadschas und Gandhi. Graz: Clio Verein f. Geschichts- & Bildungsarbeit, 2015.
Holger, Hilde. ‘Dance Teacher in India’. Dance, September 1946.
Lupus, Krishna. ‘A Heroine in Our Midst’. BLITZ. 27 March 1948.
Sassenberg, Marina. “Hilde Holger: 1905–2001.” Jewish Women’s Archive, https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/holger-hilde. Accessed June 29, 2020.
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Hilde Holger Archive directed by Primavera Boman-Behram.
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Bombay, India (1939–1948); London, UK (1948–2001)
Queen’s Mansion, Prescott Road, Fort, Bombay, (now Ghanshyam Talwatkar Marg, Mumbai) (Residence and Studio; 1939–1948); 18 Parliament Hill, Hampstead, London (Residence and Studio; 1948-1950); 27 Oval Road, Camden Town, London (Residence and Studio, 1950–2001).
The political turmoil of the twentieth century took Magda Nachman from St. Petersburg to Moscow to the Russian countryside, then to Berlin during the 1920s and 1930s and, finally, to Bombay.
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Charles Petras was the founder and director of the international cultural centre Institute of Foreign Languages, an avant-garde theatre director and a very active promoter of international understanding and world peace.
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There are two versions of the PAG photo at the opening of M.F. Husain's first solo exhibition in 1950 (published in 1996 and 2003) and two narratives about the opening.
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