Topic: Butoh

Agnes Tam & Michiyasu Furutani – Lamentation

Lamentation – Agnes Tam & Michiyasu Furutani “Lamentation,” Tam & Furutani’s contribution, especially developed for The Beholder group exhibition, is a Butoh performance piece presenting a prostitute’s monologue. In the piece, the body is framed as representation of group identity entrapped between visibility and invisibility under the societal gaze. The conscious scrutiny of the relationship […]

Michiyasu Furutani

Furutani is Berlin-based Butoh dancer born in Osaka. Furutani started to develop an interest in Butoh in 1995 and has performed it since. He is a graduate of the Nihon University College of Art in Tokyo Japan in the Department of Theater. Furutani has collaborated extensively with film-makers, dancers, actors and musicians. He spent most […]