Atsushi Takenouchi JINEN Butoh sol
- improvisation #0-
October 24th(Wed) 7.15pm
Does my skin separate me
from the external world ?
bedrock, surface soil,
the atmosphere, the magnetosphere - the
layers of the earth.
Membrane of cells, internal organs,
muscles, bones, and the body…
a wave of emotion, a
layer of energy… aura - the inner
and outer layer of our body.
Perhaps there is no boundary between me
and my environment.
There is only the sensation from the many layers of
The life of the moment, the dance begins with this layered
at Chisenhale Dance
Space, 64-84 Chisenhale Road E3.
(Bethnal Green or Mile End tube)
Butoh : Atsushi
Live music : Hiroko
( stone, water, bamboo, metal ball, bells, percussion and
7 Trinity Rise london
Atsushi Takenouchi Jinen Butoh Workshop
for dancers, actors and
October 25th-28th 11am - 5pm
Walking by transferring your weight.
Live walking, Death
Walking in the various situation with restriction.
of body operating to make the movement come out from inside.
things in the nature world like living life, animal, natural material by
- one cycle of an embryo, a baby, a child, an adult, an
- an insect, a beast, trees, grass, a flower.
- a gas, a
liquid, a solid, gel, amoeba, an organism, minerals.
conscious movement and an unconscious movement as a dance.
Gravitation and floating.
Various sound and body
Dance the seasonal body of your own.
of the metamorphosis.
The dance by organic and inorganic contact with
How we can be desperate.
A collaboration and an
improvisation by body and sound.
Find out your own expression coming
from your emotion with focusing on really personal things
inside of you.
Takenouchi joined Butoh dance company "Hoppo-Butoh-ha" in
His last performance with the company "Takazashiki"(1984) was worked on by
Butoh-founder Tatsumi Hijikata. He has been working on his own Jinen Butoh
since 1986 and created solos "Tanagokoro", "Ginkan", "Itteki" as a
universal expression of nature, earth, and ancient times and his
impressions of the moment, formulated from the people around him, and the
environment. He toured
between 1996 and 1999. In
1999 he toured Jinen Butoh "Sun & Moon" and led Butoh workshops in
Asia for six months. Since
autumn 2002 he has been mainly based in Europe for one year arts
fellowship funded by a Japanese government. And
he has been working on Butoh dance collaboration project with dancers and
Poland and other countries. he
has taught workshops on 4 previous occasions for Butoh
Uk and also performed 3 times in
, twice in duets with Marie-Gabrielle