Kaoru Okumura butoh

2016.11.03: Beyond the Metaphors – Butoh x DeepDream,
in Arts and Machine Learning Summit
at Google Cultural Institute Paris. Sponsored by Google Art and Culture

Kaoru Okumura is a Japanese Butoh artist,
based in Seattle area from 2008.

“Kaoru moves with crane’s grace and silk tenderness, musing with music.”
by Esse

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    Second Growth @ Bemis Arts Biannual

    2016.04.24
    photo by (c) Wendy Simons

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    Hijikata Tatsumi’s memorial 2017 in Seattle

    2017.01.21 @ Theatro de la Psychomachia

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    SHIRANUI

    2015.07.05

    Photo by Jason Renek

Sampler
[0:00] Butohlet – Credo, quia absurdum
[3:44] Youmiachi Gusa
[7:13] Shadow Flower

Orasho – The Prayers of Nagasaki [highlights]: @ Seattle Butoh Festival 2017
Stage Art: “FatMan” by Yukiyo Kawano. Sound: “We mourn those buried by water and earth” by Virgines Vestales; “Orasho – prayer of hidden Christian” by Joy Von Spain & Vanessa Skantze. 2017.04.09

Coming Performance

June 9, 2018
  • Art On The Fly, Seattle International Dance Festival

    June 9, 2018
    Denny Park, 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

July 6, 2018
  • Seattle Butoh Festival: Main Stage Performance

    July 6, 2018 - July 7, 2018 @ 
    Shoreline Community College Theater, 1600, 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133, USA

July 7, 2018
  • Seattle Butoh Festival: Main Stage Performance

    July 6, 2018 - July 7, 2018 @ 
    Shoreline Community College Theater, 1600, 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133, USA