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Berto Pasuka Unisex t-shirt

Regular price £25.00

Organic cotton unisex t-shirt featuring Berto Pasuka.

Born Wilbert Passerley in Jamaica, Pasuka ignored his family's wishes for him to become a dentist, instead following his own desire to dance. He studied classical ballet in Kingston, where he first saw a group of descendants of runaway slaves dancing to the rhythmic beat of a drum. Feeling inspired to take black dance to new audiences, he moved to London in 1939, enrolling at the Astafieva dance school to polish off his choreography skills. Following his work on the movie Men of Two Worlds he and fellow Jamaican dancer Richie Riley, formed their own dance company. Les Ballet Negres was born in the 1940's bringing traditional and contemporary black dance to the UK and Europe with sell-out tours.

Berto Pasuka, NPG Ax183877, by Angus McBean, vintage bromide print, circa 1946, © estate of Angus McBean / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Size Guide (cms)

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Height 171
175 179 183 189 195
Chest 86 91 96 102 112 122
Waist 71 76 81 86 91 96

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Certified Organic Cotton t-shirt, 155g/m2. Wash cool, hang dry.

Printed to order in the UK with low waste printing tech. Made in a renewable energy powered factory audited for a wide range of social and sustainability criteria.

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