The piece ‘Ghost dancers’ was created in 1981 by Choreographer Christopher Bruce

The piece ‘Ghost dancers’ was created in 1981 by Choreographer Christopher Bruce. The piece explores the human rights of the people of Chile and the depression that the lack of human rights caused. Christopher Bruce’s inspiration for the piece was a letter he received from a human rights activist named Joan Jara. The letter explained that her husband, Victor, who was a Chilean folk singer, theatre director and poet, had been tortured and killed in the infamous ‘Pinochet coup’. A section that really stood out to me was section one, at the very beginning of the piece. the costumes in this piece represent