Our first Butoh Cafe will take place on the 5th of December 2015 from 11 to 1pm in Mart Gallery of Rathmines. This Butoh Cafe is dedicate and thought as a Homage to the Elders. Butoh Cafe is an open Butoh space made of: videos: some short features or video documentaries on Butoh History workshop: saviour Butoh by practicing it performance: a short/medium length performance … Continue reading BUTOH CAFE IS BACK!

We are officially the “movingbodiesbutohfestival”

Dear all We will shortly release the artists for this exciting new adventure. Butoh festival Dublin is now officially called Moving Bodies Butoh Festival!  This is the result of a wonderful winter hat saw a lot of collaboration and a lot of funding applications of which results – positive or negative – will not impede moving bodies to make it to bring butoh to Torino, … Continue reading We are officially the “movingbodiesbutohfestival”

“I believe in d…a glimpse to the new webpage on BUTOHBACONDELEUZE

“I believe in deeply ordered chaos” – F. Bacon “Let us create extraordinary words, on condition that they be put to the most ordinary use and that the entity they designate be made to exist in the same way as the most common object.” ― Gilles Deleuze, Dialogues “Butoh brings the subconscious before our very experience allowing us to see it and hear it and … Continue reading “I believe in d…a glimpse to the new webpage on BUTOHBACONDELEUZE

Karou Okumura: Seattle Based

Karou Okumura is a Butoh artist based in Seattle, U.S. She studied in the 90s with Akiko Motofuji – Hijikata’s wife. Here is more about her artistic carrier and inclinations – more information can be availed at http://kaoruokumura.com/about.aspx “After another long interval, she encountered Seattle Butoh dancers in 2008, which kindled her dream of sharing her own art. Since then, she has enjoyed working and performing with Danse … Continue reading Karou Okumura: Seattle Based

MINAKO SEKI: “Dancing Between”

A personal note I have had the pleasure and the honour to attend a composition workshop with Minako Seki in 2012 in Berlin. After nearly two years, the workshop material is still unfolding in me. I think this is enough to explain the incredible value stored in the teaching of Minako Seki. The commitment, generosity, joy and presence of Minako is what I felt in … Continue reading MINAKO SEKI: “Dancing Between”