Raheema Begum is an artist, writer, poetess and performer based inIndia. Her work on labels, an art and entrepreneurial project has looked at the notion of identity with a specific focus on religious identities in the Indian subcontinent.
Steve Paxton is a dancer and choreographer known as one of the founders of contact improvisation (a dance form in which two or more people move while remaining in constant and spontaneous contact). He has researched the fiction of cultured dance and the 'truth' of improvisation for
Maurice Bejart made his debut as a dancer and later as a choreographer in Paris. After meeting Igor Stravinsky, in 1959, Bejart choreographed his "Rite of Spring" for Maurice Huisman, the new director of Theater Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. This project paved the way for his own company,