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

    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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    Photo by Jason Renek

[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

January 18, 2020
  • TBD

    January 18, 2020

January 19, 2020
  • Tatsumi Hijikata Memorial in Seattle

    January 19, 2020
    Teatro de la Psychomachia, 1534 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134, USA

    Sunday. Show Starts 6pm

January 25, 2020

    January 25, 2020
    ArtXchange Gallery, 512 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

    Saturday Afternoon.
    Collaboration with Yuko Ishii's Art & Performance by Kaoru Okumura & Vanessa Skantze