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Archive for March 2016

Cultural Research visit to Japan, April – May 2016

“With support from the Daiwa Foundation and The Great British Sasakawa Foundation, Company Director, Nicole Vivien Watson in collaboration with Adam Denton will undertake a period of investigation in Japan from April to May 2016. This extended period of time will award Nicole and Adam the opportunity to meet with butoh artists living in Kanazawa, explore the Tatsumi Hijikata archive housed within Keio University – Tokyo, participate in butoh workshops lead by Mr. Yoshito Ohno and visit the sacred shrine of Izumo Oyashiro. The experiences and research gained from the visit shall support Nicole and Adam to develop artistic endeavors in the North of England, scheduled to begin in July 2016. 

Both artists give particular thanks to Andrew Stevens, Senior Research Fellow – Japan Local Government Centre and Prof. Stephen Barber from Kingston University London.”

http://www.spacelan.ne.jp/~butohkan/index2.html

http://www.art-c.keio.ac.jp/…/list-of-arc…/hijikata-tatsumi/

http://www.kazuoohnodancestudio.com/english/yoshito/

http://www.japanesemythology.jp/izumo-taisha/

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