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

August 18, 2018
  • Economic Utopias and Dystopias: Writers Imagine Future Economies

    August 18, 2018
    Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts, 115 Prefontaine Pl S # 507, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

    "Corporate" by DAIPANbutoh members Karou, Sheri, Helen, Erica
    1pm - 5pm

August 24, 2018
  • Radon Daughters

    August 24, 2018
    Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98103

    8pm at the Chapel Performance Space with Patrick Neill Gundran https://www.facebook.com/events/1027930487363422/

September 22, 2018
  • Luminata: Body is Home

    September 22, 2018
    Greenlake Park

    3 pm–10 pm
    DAIPANbutoh members Kaoru, Erica, Sheri, Helen, Joan, and Alycia
    Organized by Erica Akiko Howard

October 1, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 2, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 3, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 4, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 5, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 6, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 7, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 8, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 9, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile

October 10, 2018
  • Chile Butoh Festival 2018

    October 1, 2018 - October 10, 2018 @ 
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    BUTOH Festival Internacional de Butoh en Chile