Thursday, July 17, 2008

Maša Kagao Knez

Just read an interview (in a Slovenian magazine) with the extraordinary dancer, actress, choreograher Maša Kagao Knez who is Slovenian and a sista!
Check out some of her dancing and choreography below and if you are in town next month check her dance classes out at Trnfest (KUD France Prešeren).
Spoštovanje! (Respect!)


Felicity said...

The dancing was great!

Martina said...

Great dancing. I hope my daughter can learn to dance that way. She's got the right roots.

Camille Acey said...

@Martina- I hope she also has the dedication to keep practicing. It doesn't always come naturally! ;)

Martina said...

You are so right. If we were living in Ljubljana I would definitely encourage her to take African dance lessons. It's just that I can see her mellow moves and a certain natural grace she must have from her African dad.

Anthrophile said...

Good lord, she is gorgeous.

Mark Greene said...

May I just say that blogs like yours make the web valuable. Just stumbled across it and suddenly felt smarter and more informed.

Awesome selections of subject matter and images.


Camille Acey said...

@anthrophile - isn't she though? as much as i get annoyed by the fact that people think it is a compliment to tell me and The Captain that our kids will be so beautiful. maša kinda makes me smile.

@mark - thanks for reading!

Anthrophile said...

*feels slightly dumb*


I completely missed the subtext of this whole thread where Masa was mixed (she is, right? If I'm reading correctly this time? I'm not being dumb again? I am so sorry, Martina :-D).

I just found her objectively stunning.

(I think in the back of my mind I was just saying to myself "WOW PRETTY, oh, okay, yes, black subcommunity in Slovenia, did not know about that, learned something new, DAMN SHE FINE, am I too old to take ballet...")

Anthrophile said...

ARGH. *facepalm* Okay, I mean obviously I knew you were in Slovenia, I just wasn't thinking correctly (or very strenuously) about where blacks who were native born with Slovenian names would come from.

I shut up now. :-D

Camille Acey said...

@anthrophile - ha ha, no worries, i don't think you really missed anything.
yes her mother is also a famous (slovenian) dancer here in slovenia. i don't know anything about her father, but she is certainly black (somehow, some way). there is certainly no black community here that i ever heard of, but HEY anything's possible...:)