EXODOI>Intensive Workshop

This is a wonderful opportunity to dive deep in a full time intensive workshop exploring Butoh bodies and process, processual choreography and cartographic score gesture verse fragrance. These have been developed over 20years of experience in creation and Butoh research. Workshop fee: 150 euro + fee for food and accommodation (students or unemployed) Click hereContinue reading “EXODOI>Intensive Workshop”

Zazenshin: Acupuncture Needle of Zazen, by Shohaku Okumura

Originally posted on Buddhism now:
Zazen is the centre of our practice and also the centre of Dogen’s teaching. The Shobogenzo Zazenshin is one of Dogen’s writings in which he discussed the essential nature of his sitting practice. He wrote this text in 1242. ‘Za’ means ‘sitting’, and ‘zen’ is the Japanese pronunciation of the…

Yumiko Yoshioka: a life time Butoh artist; 14-16th of November 2014 workshop in Glasgow, Scotland

Yumiko Yoshioka is a butoh dancer/choreographer  of incredible artistic experience and creation. Currently based in  Berlin, Germany were she works since 1988. Yoshioka was one of the first dancers to tour and work with Carlotta Ikeda and her company Ariadone (1974). Carlotta Ikeda’s company, co funded by Ko Morobushi, was the first women’s butoh company. “Since 1981Continue reading “Yumiko Yoshioka: a life time Butoh artist; 14-16th of November 2014 workshop in Glasgow, Scotland”

Celebrating October with something Beautiful: “full empty dance of the heart”, Daoist interpretation and more

October to me  is a special month. The colours found in nature, and nature itself, are in full transformation: the yellows, reds, oranges bloomed with sun release their ripeness to reach emptiness. This is what I can perceive in October, the fullness of the summer dancing its emptiness. October to me is a time ofContinue reading “Celebrating October with something Beautiful: “full empty dance of the heart”, Daoist interpretation and more”