Julien Schléret

56 days ago

"A garden with only one type of flower or flowers with only one color is no good. This is a reminder that our strength, growth, survival and very existence lies in diversity."

The magic of Khmer classical dance

ted.com

For more than 1,000 years, Khmer dancers in Cambodia have been seen as living bridges between heaven and earth. In this graceful dance-talk hybrid, artist Prumsodun Ok -- founder of Cambodia's first all-male and gay-identified dance company -- details the rich history of Khmer classical dance and its current revival, playing the ancient and ageless role of artist as messenger.