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Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture

Collection Data

Description
The Bhutan Dance Project Video Archive contains 652 videos that were collected and created by Core Culture
Names
Core of Culture (Organization) (Producer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2005 - 2007
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Topics
Dance -- Bhutan
Folk dancing -- Bhutan
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Biographical/historical: Core of Culture is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to safeguarding intangible world culture and assuring the continuity of ancient dance traditions where they originate. Core of Culture specializes in Himalayan cultures, and Buddhist ritual arts. Its Bhutan Dance Project contains over 500 hours of video documentation, 11,000 photographs and 11 ethnographic journals gathered between 2004 and 2006 by their director Joseph Houseal and his team. Core of Culture continues to record and save knowledge about dance, and also aid in creating museum exhibitions and publishing materials pertaining to this subject.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e78bb70-0d19-0131-2cea-3c075448cc4b
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