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Next Monday, 4th March, new semester strats!
The opening week at the Spring semester at Himalaya Subbody Butoh Center in Dharamshala brings Mushimaru Fujieda, butoh master from Japan. This Spring, the facility is going to be full of activities! Check www.subbody.in to see what they are. Also, don't forget about the weekend by-donation activities:
Friday 3 pm - performance showing
Saturday 7 pm - Open Mic night
Sunday 7 pm - Butoh/Dance Jam
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|23 February, 2019
Mushimaru Workshop and performance
We are honor to announce Japanese Butoh Master Mushimaru workshop and performance at the first week of Spring semester of Subbody School.
Let's learn his technique through the opening five senses worshop.
Also he will perform at the weekend Subbody-cobody theater on Friday.
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|Enter Text| Samar|
|This is the End- Gora|
|14 February, 2019
We study Kan Qualia that Hijikata collected for his whole life.
Kan means Life couldn't resonate well. The most Butohtic Qualia. We studyed them in the 212 Chapter of "The Butoh", and I selected as a Kan Walk butoh-fu as the follwoing.
1. Start from Ash walk or own weakened body
2. Squekey air
3. A plant grows up from inner organ to temple
4. A bird flying away from the temple
5. Place the whereabouts into your body
6. A rocomotive passes in your body
7. Gauged and melt
8. Wire in the body
9. Stain into the wall
11. Rock cicada's eye
12 Torn God
13. Framen or your own Kan body
We danced this walk and I gave a homework to create own Butoh-fu with using Hijikata's Kan Qualia or own Qualia.
Next day we danced each own Butoh-fu.
It came out so diverse Kan Qualia as the following;
Mrs. God by Jitu
1. Hundred year old woman with Alzhimer's lost, alone in highway as night
2. Alien dance music from afar
3. Flower grows out o sex organs guides to the source of music
4 Blorred wandering a foreign city
5. Slow expression into a swarm of crowds
El Camino (The Road) by Omar:
Wander inside the ear
Right eye and left side of the face melts
Face of the forest
Being confined to the crystal
Old woman is being kissed
Locked in a small room in the chest
I disappear into the Haze
For the Dead by Piu:
An abused doll smoulders busubusu
It is snowing very much and you get diarrhoea
Your friends start dying around you.
Both life and death rejects you.
These scars suck up your breath and out of the body
Your internal organs dehydrate fully
Neck, Muscles, Cavities, Fluids etc. all body stiffens
You become confined in a shiny crystal cage
The dead are resting around you
Rise up fuelled by all the darkeness and breakthrough the cage
Blurred face comes forward
You travel through many realms and your face and gaze changes in each so you give myriad faces and gazes
You are moved from your chest towards the hazy ashes around a puneral pyre
Doll body disintegrates into the hazy ashes
You disappear into the hazy ashes
A Ghost plays a haunting music
A banshee wails
Dream Gone Wrong by Gora:
Come down the valley after ingesting LSD
You are in hallucinaton mode
You find a garbage dump on the way
Insert or ear plastic and metal from the garbage
Shedding off of the skeleton
Become a stuffed bag
Falling into the river
Swallowed by Anaconda
A repeated cold thought embedded(covered) with so many questions attacks your school
This though has a relationship with another thought - and another thought - another thought - a.. and so on.
When you talked to all that there is no thought or questions remaining.
Your all thoughts melt don and drain out to the river and leaves you in a genuine (creative) state.
Now, you can smile.
So many unique Qualia came out. Through this experiment we got confidence to create each own Butoh-fu and use it for the co-creation.
We can open novel posibility for co-creation in the next semester.
|Pink Peep | Naireet|
|5 January, 2019
Behind world share
Life resonates with countless invisible ”Behind Worlds”.
We will stop our daily thinking by medimotion conditioning and become subbody = co-bodied mode which our body can meet freely countless forgotten Qualia of the darkness of the body. We share and co-create each Behind world.
It has become an interesting journey to follow various aspects of Life. In the summer and winter intensive course, we are making new experiments.
We do not yet know what kind of Butoh is born through this quest. But, sometimes we can see the future in these experiments.
|Mirage | Alex, Lee and Cobody|