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,
currently performing 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

October 5, 2017
  • Nakatani Gong Orchestra

    October 5, 2017
    Teatro de la Psychomachia, 1534 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134, USA

    Date and Detail TBD

October 6, 2017
  • Bellevue World Taiko Festival 2017

    October 6, 2017 - October 7, 2017
    Bellevue College @ Carlson Theatre, 3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007, USA

    Friday, 10/06: 7pm. Sat, 10/07: 4pm

October 7, 2017
  • Bellevue World Taiko Festival 2017

    October 6, 2017 - October 7, 2017
    Bellevue College @ Carlson Theatre, 3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007, USA

    Friday, 10/06: 7pm. Sat, 10/07: 4pm