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.”
[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
January 13, 2018
18th and Union Theater, Seattle
Tatsumi Hijikata Memorial in Seattle, 2018
January 20, 2018
Teatro de la Psychomachia, 1534 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134, USA
Show starts 7pm.
On January 21st 1986, Hijikata Tasumi passed away abruptly from liver failure at the age of 57. We are going to get together for his memorial at Teatro de la Psychomachia in Seattle.
* Joan Laage
* Kaoru Okumura + Aoi Lee
* Vanessa Skantze