Brinda Guha x Wise Fruit NYC
NowThis Her Media!
Moneyish, Dow Jones Media Group
Photo by James Jin
dancers of new york
"I want to let people know that you can be working on your craft and doing what you need to do in order to support your craft. Those two things can happen at the same time. It doesn’t have to be working survival jobs and then, if you’re lucky, working on your craft. I want people to know that—coming from a place where I am trying to create something and make it stick—you have to believe in your product. If you believe in your product, you’ve done most of the work. The hardest thing was believing in my product. Nothing seemed possible when I didn’t believe in it. Once I started realizing that my product had a future—that it could be something important and that it could impact people in a certain way—everything opened up. It started changing my image—how I dressed, how I carried myself, the advice I would give to my students at an administrative level—because I started believing in my product. I want people to really believe in what they do. I think that’s the hardest part. But once you’ve mastered that, it’s going to change who you are, and it’s going to make people gravitate towards you. Just trust yourself. I think every dancer who respects their training has something to offer."
Roger Lee Arts Blog
"Connection between artists is key. My artistic life became richer once the collaborations (also known as conversations) started happening. I would love to connect to more people to share my work, but also to share theirs. I truly believe art is the only way to heal people. There is nothing else left to try."