Butoh (舞踏, Butō) is a form of Japanese dance theatre that encompasses a diverse range of ... A key impetus of the art form was a reaction against the Japanese dance scene then, which Hijikata felt was overly .... Hiroko Tamano considers modeling for artists to be butoh, in which she poses in "impossible" positions held for ...


Article information: To cite this document: Shea A. Taylor, (2012),"Butoh: a bibliography of Japanese avant-garde dance", Collection Building, Vol. 31 Iss 1 pp.

Nov 8, 2007 ... Part of Swiss Butoh dancer Imre Thormann's performance at Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine in Shiga (Japan) in summer 2006. The live music is by ...


Butoh (舞踏) is the name given to a variety of performance practices that ... People who knew him say that just his presence was like an artistic fact itself.


Oct 22, 2006 ... Like contemporary American dance, Butoh is no one thing, but it always ... For others, like the Japan Society's artistic director, Yoko Shioya, this ...


Nov 1, 1987 ... BUTOH IS NOT FOR THE FRAIL. THE AVANT-garde dance form that today is Japan's most startling cultural export does not aim to charm.


Apr 15, 2015 ... What is butoh dance and how did it get this way? A primer in ... A good artist leaves open areas, because the mind can fill in what's happening.


For scholars of postwar avant-garde Japanese arts, Baird's work brings dance fully into the conversation, particularly with literature and visual art. For butoh ...


Modern Japanese performing arts, and particularly the unique butoh dance performance which originated in Japan, are highly acknowledged in Europe and  ...