ADVENTURES IN RAJASTHAN
Sunday, August 14 at 7 PM
EPFC’s All India Weekend continues with a journey full of rare musical encounters and exquisite dancing. Through words and images, Yuval Ron and Carolyne Aycaguer will share an introduction to the tribal musical culture and the special inhabitants of the Rajasthan desert. A screening of Lacho Drom, Tony Gatlif’s stunning 1993 documentary about the music of the Romani people, follows Yuval and Carolyne’s presentation.
Yuval Ron is a world renowned musician, composer, educator, peace activist and record producer. He has been leading unique peace musical journeys to Spain – Andalusia, Turkey, Israel and Morocco. He worked with the Dalai Lama, Sufi leader Pir Zia Iniyat Khan, Sufi master Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Zen Buddhist priest Hirokazu Kosaka, neuroscientists Mark Waldman, Andrew Goodman, and others. In 2006, he won an Oscar® for West Bank Story. His first book Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom won the Gold Medal for Best Book in the Spirituality Category at the Indie Book Awards 2015.
Carolyne Aycaguer is the archivist at the Metabolic Studio since 2010. Her current and most recent archiving projects at the studio include: “Bending the River Back into The City“, and Metabolic Studio Special Projects in Archiving with Architect and Furniture designer Lenny Steinberg’s Collection and Sculptor Felicity Powell’s collection. Mother of Silan (11 years old) and Julien (8 years old), she also plays harmonium and performs with the Yuval Ron Ensemble.
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