Wikipedia We reported on it, the Ankoku But (, Ankoku But) known in the West, or simply as Butoh But its English transliteration, "is the name used to refer to the different range of dance techniques created in 1950 by Kazuo Ohno and Tatsumi Hijikata, who, touched by the fatal bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, start your search a new body, the body of the war. It is worth mentioning that during that decade, the images of some survivors filled the streets. They walked with their bodies burnt and their eyeballs popped and hanging on her cheeks. Thus was born But the dance into the darkness.
usually involves slow, expressive and imaginative. But the theme of it is so broad and diffuse, touching fundamental aspects of human existence. It is usual to explore the transition between moods and, simultaneously, changing the physical form of the human body in more ways, as the dancer becomes But through dance (and his particular technique) in different objects, figures, finally, in different bodies. But it is a reflection on the body on the body and place it occupies in the cosmos. There is no scenery or costumes determined, it is common for performers to act nude or painted white. Improvisation is an essential part of this style of dance, the idea is not to think about the fact but feel it: "Do not talk through the body, but the body speak for itself
The first work was Kinjiki (Colors prohibited) Tatsumi Hijikata, based on the novel by the poet Yukio Mishima, and premiered in 1959. The work explored the issue of homosexuality and ended with the death by suffocation of a live chicken between the legs of Yoshito actor Ohno and Hijikata chasing in the dark. The play infuriated the audience and led to the expulsion of Hijikata's festival in which the work was premiered.
In another of his works Tatsumi Hijikata danced with wide eyes, a pink skirt and a large-scale metal penis attached to his pubic bone. So Hijikata, along with Kazuo Ohno (1906 -) gave a 180 degree shift in developing a unique representation of the body in motion, who defied convention and is now known worldwide. Hijikata died without coming to age, while Ohno has 101 years and is the representative of but older. Even today continues to function and teaching. After
Colors Hijikata continued prohibited altering traditional forms of dance. Inspired by Yukio Mishima, Lautreamont, Artaud, Genet and the Marquis de Sade, delved into the grotesque, dark and decadent. In parallel, explored the transmutation of the body in other ways such as smoke, dust, ghosts, or animals. Butoh dance
* In these days when we wonder why it is so difficult to control
natural disasters, how to react to such an event, or to what extent
man's fault, the proposal of Butoh ART
is an opportunity to reflect through Japanese culture and pay tribute to his beaten
society .* * Emerging from the ashes of the nuclear holocaust of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the
Butoh has come to heal the wounds of the soul caused by devastasiones
universal. This art form is a sample of the
regeneration of the human soul to be a hopeful message for all
community members in general and the Japanese people in times of crisis like this
* About ourselves we approach the tsunami, the ashes of
our own existence, the poetry of one's body ... there is the Butoh
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"The East has brought us many
manifestations of ancestral wisdom that comes through in every kind of tai chi, each meditation,
in each child with his martial art, every cook
alchemical blends flavors in each dojo where people pray to their custom, in each poem in each flower arrangement
... what less than pay them at the moment, with a dance
serve as balm of gratitude and hope. "** Gustavo Collini,
representative of Butoh in Argentina
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* * * * * Practice
by Maestro Gustavo Collini and / or his disciples.
work in each practice is different topics proposed by the meeting.
Based on the basic techniques of the dance avant-garde post-atomic
, will explore the reality of his own existence. By
joy of movement among students, will seek to emphasize the
encounter with our own dance. Revert to the daily conduct
through this discipline, exploring new trends that allow
re-known in the world.
After practice, develop group improvisations.
Age and experience are welcome!
* Days and times: *
Wednesday from 19:00 to 21:00.
(you can enter the studio half an hour before to move up, stretch, go into heat or simply
prepare emotionally for practice)
* Starts April 6, 2011 - EARLY REGISTRATION
* * Contact Information: *
seminarios.butoh @ gmail.com tel: (011) 4773-8787