Family and friends played “Savage Love” while carrying the coffin.
“I don’t even think about losing weight. I just shove myself into my costume like a sausage,” one member said.
Despite COVID regulations, elderly dancers have hit the parks of Buenos Aires.
As marginalised performers find tech solutions to run the show, there is a lot riding on a smartphone and a data plan: their livelihood and the future of their artforms.
Four years ago, Kamal Singh first saw ballet in a Bollywood movie. Today, the moving story of the son of an e-rickshaw driver discovering and pursuing his passion for dance has seen hundreds of people raise funds to send him to a top school.
From hall parties to protests, the endurance of the 80s funk classic shows how music and cultural practice gets passed down from generation to generation.
“Coronavirus go away, coronavirus go away,” the song goes.