An Exhibit of Diversity, Community, Humanity and Environment
3' x 4' Acrylic on Canvas "Anna Halprin, Transforming Life Through Dance" © Nova Starling 2011
Anna Halprin, Transforming Life Through Dance
I saw Anna's life like the breath of the universe, inhaling the life
force and exhaling the creative force. In keeping with the exhibit's
theme and using the universe as the metaphor for the unlimited potential
of the human spirit, I placed her figure in what is called a stellar
breeze from the Large Magellanic Cloud found near the Milky Way. Here,
she is orchestrating a dance that draws diverse people to join each
other and add their unique artistic and creative gifts.
*Rachel Kaplan, Moving Towards Life: Five Decades of Transformational Dance.
Inspiration for the background was from the Hubble site, the Large Magellanic Cloud.
The Large Magellanic Cloud is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.