Amrita encourages people to be confident and comfortable in their body. The shame associated with our bodies is a result of the gaze that is imposed on it. It’s important to be vulnerable and committed to your actions with conviction and not give a f**ck what other people think of you.
Amrita Hepi is a professional dancer/dance maker, writer and activist; a Bundjulung and Ngapuhi woman interested in movement as manifested by all bodies and reimagining / creating the greatness that will be WOC first nations futures. Her work and practice sits in the nexus between pop culture and contemporary dance with a focus on intersectionality
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx