22 May '11, 5am

Today i will be catching Kuu by Yoshito Ohno at Drama Centre! @sgartsfest

Kuu is created and performed by Yoshito Ohno, son of the late Kazuo Ohno, who made the butoh dance form an international phenomenon. A touching and beautiful tribute to his father, Kuu, which means emptiness, is, in Yoshito’s sense of it, the body. The idea of emptiness resonates with the themes explored in the works by Yoshito and his late father – that of nonattachment and freedom. An important dance document from a key voice in butoh makes this one performance dance fans will not want to miss. Yoshito made his stage debut with his father in The Old Man and The Seain 1959, and in that same year which marked the premiere of the butoh dance movement, he performed with Tatsumi Hijikata, founder of butoh, in Kinjiki or Forbidden Color. Yoshito has performed internationally from the 1980s, and since 1986, directed all of Kazuo Ohno’s creations. He currently heads the Kazuo Oh...

Full article: http://www.singaporeartsfest.com/57

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