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5 Jan

*Chapter 5 of Dancing: The Pleasure, Power, and Art of Movement by Gerald Jonas

All art holds a mirror up to the society that produces it. — Yup, definitely true. As an dancer for 22 years, I think I was able to grasp the concept of “art” through dancing. Since I started learning ballet, I got interested in reading books and watching movies/documentaries about culture and art. Indeed, the culture of a nation reflects through their art. I believe that the success of a nation doesn’t always depend on their government or religion, but also through their arts. I’ve seen a number of countries who can describe this.

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