performance piece by butoh artist SU-EN.
piece explores the areas of the inside and the outs
ide of the body, of movement, aesthetics and politics of the living
body. The body is in one way a self cannibalistic organism, destroying
life in order to survive. To take a bite of ones own flesh is to taste
has been a dancer and performer since 1986 and is now an established
choreographer with her base in the forest of Sweden. She has recieved
her training with the legendary Yoko Ashikawa of the Tomoe Shizune
& Hakutobo group in Tokyo and also in traditional Japanese dance.
She is the head of SU-EN Butoh Company and tours extensively in the
In the last years SU-EN has moved more towards performance and action
related works. She is also working with film, doing big site.specific
events incorporating trucks, lecturing and teaching Butoh.
Duration: 20 min