Takao Kawaguchi ‘BARA-IRO Dance Project’ Gypsum Workshop

  • photo by bozzo


Atypical dancers Takao Kawaguchi and Mikiko Kawamura confront Butoh with chaotic aesthetics provoked by “Rose-Colored-Dance” (1965), a representative work of the early period of the founder of Butoh, Tatsumi Hijikata.
In the second year of this long-term project, along with a Butoh dancer in his eighties as well as young dancers in their twenties, they will give an impulse to a sense of stagnation in contemporary society with their shooting brightness.

At the end of the residency, a workshop will be held in which participants will actually apply plaster, which was used as a substitute for white powder in the early days of Butoh dance, to their bodies.
  • Takao Kawaguchi

    Takao Kawaguchi

at 14:00 on Sunday, May 28, 2023
Kinosaki International Arts Center
Free(*Prior reservation is required)
High school students and above
About 20 people
What to bring
Please come in clothes that are easy to move in and can get dirty.
Gypsum will be actually applied to the body. Please refrain from participating if you have sensitive skin. If you wish to observe the workshop because of weak skin, please let us know when you apply.
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