Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

; Tamah Nakamura

Now re-issued, this compact book unravels the contribution of one of modern theatre's most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo combines:


* an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh's international assimilation


* an exploration of the impact of the social and political issues of post-World War II Japan on the aesthetic development of butoh


* metamorphic dance experiences that students of butoh can explore


* a glossary of English and Japanese terms. Les mer
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Now re-issued, this compact book unravels the contribution of one of modern theatre's most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo combines:


* an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh's international assimilation


* an exploration of the impact of the social and political issues of post-World War II Japan on the aesthetic development of butoh


* metamorphic dance experiences that students of butoh can explore


* a glossary of English and Japanese terms.


As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

PREFACE TO 2018 RE-ISSUE, Sondra Fraleigh


INTRODUCTION


BUTOH SHAPESHIFTERS


Kaze Daruma: the origins of butoh


Hijikata's butoh


Nature, mud, and butoh morphology


Butoh alchemy in global circulation


Hijikata: a corpse standing desperately upright


Yoneyama Kunio


Studying Neue Tanz


The drug of Ohno


Tokyo


New names


Dancing life: Ohno Kazuo


Born to dance


Together and apart


Together again





Ohno's international stage


Ohno is a bridge


Butoh, community, and healing










THE WORDS OF HIJIKATA AND OHNO







Hijikata-speak


The criminal and the fool: writing/living darkness


Body as spirit: writing/speaking the butoh body


Being a corpse


Hijikata's butoh-fu: what is an image?


Words that dance: Ohno's images


Spiritual darkness: inside Ohno's studio and Konpaku


How Ohno prepares: words for the speech of the body


The Ishikari river's hooked-nose salmon


Body as universe: Kazuo and Yoshito speak of love and care










DANCES OF DEATH, SACRIFICE, AND SPIRIT







Two butohists: why they dance the way they do


Dance as experience: shedding the social body


Challenging modernization


Kinjiki (Forbidden Colors, 1959)


Barairo Dansu (Rose Colored Dance, 1965)


Nikutai No Hanran (Rebellion of the Body, 1968)


Note on Natsu No Arashi (Summer Storm, 1973)


La Argentina Sho (Admiring La Argentina, 1977)


Suiren (Water Lilies, 1987)


Interview with Ohno Yoshito - on Suiren


The future of butoh





DANCE EXPERIENCES











Introduction to metamorphic explorations


Nakajima Natsu: becoming nothing/ becoming something


Ohno Yoshito: the patience of not starting


Yoshioka Yumiko: body resonance


Morita Itto and Takeuchi Mika: psychosomatics of butoh


Takenouchi Atsushi's Jinen Butoh


Frances Barbe and the practice of butoh-fu


Harada Nobuo: butoh is everything


Waguri Yukio and Butoh-Kaden CD-Rom


English glossary of terms Japanese glossary of terms

Om forfatteren

Sondra Fraleigh is Professor Emeritus of dance and somatic studies at the State University of New York at Brockport. She chaired the Department of Dance at SUNY Brockport and has been a Faculty Exchange Scholar for the State University of New York. Her innovative choreography has been seen in theaters in New York, Germany, and Japan, and she is often a guest lecturer in Europe, America, and Asia. Fraleigh is the founding director of Eastwest Somatics Institute for the study of dance and movement therapy, a member school of ISMETA, International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association.


Tamah Nakamura is a professor at Chikushi Jogakuen University, Fukuoka Japan. Her areas of expertise are contemporary Japan, popular culture and gender. Research interests include artistic inquiry, and butoh. She has published articles and presented on butoh in Japan and internationally.