Residency Travel Grant (Performing Arts – Choreography) 19-20
The Serendipity Arts Foundation’s Residency Travel Grant in Choreography offered up to 1 performing art professional – dancers, choreographers who require financial support to travel to a residency in India or abroad.
Aseng Borang is a dance practitioner, choreographer and a performer, who has trained for the past eight years in Somatic and other contemporary techniques. Her choreographic interests lie in pursuit to challenge the meaning makings in/of ‘dance’, what is performance in the current times, and how performance is being read today.
She has performed at World Earth day, One million rising, and The Crimson Lie, a musical by Blank Delhi Productions, Parallel Conversations 2015, Contemporary Arts Week 2015, Old World Theatre Festival 2017 and AMSOE 2017 and many others. She also took part in the Dance Laboratory 2017 by Gati Dance Forum, and was an Artist-in-Resident during MAPfest 2015, and also in Gati Dance Forum 2017, currently based in New Delhi. Recently, she has made attempts to investigate and explore physical theatre, performing the character ‘Puck’, in Atul Kumar’s play adapted from Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream and also worked with Mandeep Raikhy for his recent work ‘The extremities of a surface are lines’.
She is also the winner of Prakriti Excellence Contemporary Dance Award 2018 organised by Prakriti Foundation, for her work-in-progress, Erosion of Tangko. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Delhi University and a certificate course in Art Appreciation Course from National Museum Institute of India and she is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Performance Practice (Dance) from Ambedkar University Delhi where she is continuously exploring her academic interests and choreographic interests.