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Sinking into darkness of the body
  18 June 2018

Jo-Ha-Kyu of Clouding body

Jo:Beginning


-Listen to the subtle Qualia carefully with starting with Quiet body or silent walk
-Wear all Qualia that you have met on the each layers of Hidden skins; Pracenta layer, womb layer, mother's body layer and world layer as a Qualia cloud.
-Listen to the Qualia cloud and let your each detail part of body resonate with them one by one at the subtle level.
-It seems just a subtle random swaying and vibrating body from the outlook.
-Essense of Jo is to share your deep listening with the world.

Ha: Break and change

-When you encounter an important Qualia, let each part of body follow the tendency
-Jo and Kyu is only one time, but Ha can be any number.
-Invent diverse change
-Change the density
-Change the position
-Change the speed, rhythm
-Change the dancing place
-Change the channel
-Use Tame and Rhizoming technique for more important Qulaia transformation
-Travel whole self and whole Life through the many Ha

Kyu:Climax and ending

-Collect all of imprtant Qualia and dance them in a short time
-Condence and speed up
-Dance imporatnt Qualia in the short time and jump to another wildly with inventing maxumum devices
-When yo uhave danced all important Qualia, you can end with a novel ending
-You can share all important Qulaia with the audience through Life to Life Resonance.



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  24 May, 2018

Butoh transmitted from Life to Life

 
What is "Butoh called by the name of Life" that Tsutsumi Hijikata left behind like a will?
I've been exploring it for over 20 years as my life work.
This year, I fought and struggled to overturn the subbody method because it was still bound by the dualistic constraints so far.
At last, something like a subtle light came into sight.
Butoh of Life is nothing but butoh that is directly transmitted from the Life to the Life.
And for that, dancer should take off "Belief as the human" and try to become Life.
There is nothing other than to dance the inevitable things.
If we can dance the most important thing for Life, at that time the Butoh that is transmitted directly from Life to Life would emerge.
What do we need to meet for it?

1. Listen to the Life at each moment every day,
and ask to your Life.
"What do you want to do the most?"


I have kept asking the question everyday for the last twenty years.
This is the basic in the basic task for becoming the Life.
Without this, nothing happens.

Just keep listening to Life.
I do not know what is Life.
It is one of the biggest mysteries I've met.
Because Life is a huge complex mystery and secret.
Thinking ordinary, Life has three phases.

(1) Life of an individual

If I die, it's just the end of everything. I was caught by that in the past.
However, we can not catch the Life only by it.

(2) Life of cell

Our body consists of 100 trillion cells. Every single cell has Life. And each cell has been living for 4 billion years. Each one has Life memories of 4 billion years. Our beings are the resonance body of 100 trillion cell's Life.

(3) Life as a Life Tide

Not only our human cells but also all living cells contnued to live for 4 billion years. From the origin cell that was born 4 billion years ago to today, with differentiated into various species and changing shapes. It is a single huge Life that has to be called a big Life Tide. Life is ONE.

Life needs to be regarded as integrating all three phases.
Listen to the Life and keep listening.

2. Remember the Qualia that your Life could not resonate well.

Remember the Qualia that you could not resonate well in your life.
Most are dissociated and can not be remembered.
Among the things that you can not remember, there is the most important thing to dance lurks.
They may be lurking in forgotten dreams, imagination and delusions.
Remember them desperately.
And continue to dance it.

I have been focusing on it since this spring at the subbody Resonance Butoh.
However, it is not easy to encounter those Qualia that have been dissociated by Ego and Self-organization.
We still need to continue more.
This year it would be the first year of the attempt.

3. Why the Qualia that can not resonate well is important?

Because the secret of the birth of each subbody = cobody is hidden in that Qualia. Everyone is born and grows up as a "human", everything that can not fit into that Self-organization successfully is dissociated from self and submerged in the bottom of the darkness of the subconscious body.
If we explore the Qualia that could not resonate well with this world, we can inevitably encounter the secret of occurrence of subbody = cobody, and the secret of how consciousness, subconscious and unconsciousness had to be separated.

It is a treasure house where the mystery and secret of Ego, Self, Subbody=cobody and Life lurk.
The secret of why we must live by being captured by unknown something is hidden.
If we do not solve the mystery, we can not be freed from the prisoners of the Ego and Self.
Just dancing it and continuing to transform it into unique creation is the way to the release.
It is a narrow and steep road, but this road is worthy to try.

The Butoh of Life is to connect your Life trying to follow its path at the risk of Life, with other Life through Life resonance.

This year's Butoh festival's last performance "Malformed Fever " will be a monumental piece to tackle it for the first time.
How much can we deepen it? No one knows.
Just the Resonance of Life will decide it.
Anyway, it's the way we finally got after the struggles of the decades.
Let's walk slowly.


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 World Co-creation Method | Video Lecture of Subbody Method Rhizome Lee
 
 What does it mean to stand up | Gio and cobody
  23 April, 2018

MA of doing nothing

Hijikata’s Skul Butoh, Zeami’s MA of doing nothing

 Hijikata wrote the same thing twice to inhibit physical movement in the “Quiet House” at chapter 10 and 26 because it is important to experiment with him.

The love affair of hands and the copy inside the skull are connected through the discontinuity.”

Replace the love affair of fingers into the skull completely.”

He inhibited to physical dance the love affair of hand, and he performed it only in the skull. He didn’t do any physical movement.

 

Zeami who was the founder of Noh dance wrote the same thing 700 years ago, too.

"The criticism of the audience is said, "Doing nothing is interesting "This is the inner work of heart, secret of shite (main Noh dancer).
The doing nothing is an empty Ma. Why does this empty Ma seem to be interesting?  Because it is hidden that very careful inner heart works to make a secret connection.

The MA to cease the dancing, the point to stop singing, the inner intensive inner heart work to make specific MA among everything, word, singing, movement, and so on, precaution without any loose.It is interesting that the subtle smell coming out from the inner heart."

Further says.

"Do not show the heart (the work of the inner heart) to the people.
If it might be seen, it is as if the thread of puppet were seen to the people.

Keep it as a secret and connect everything by using your heart as the thread.If you could do this, the noh dance would be everlasting."

 "Hana Kagami ( Mirror of Flower)", the book of Zeami's later years) 

It is able to guess that a deep level audience was grown at Zeami’s age who could taste the very subtle Qualia such as “MA of doing nothing”.In case of the Butoh, it is different from Zeami’s age.

Hijikata’s experiment of the MA of doing nothing was not understood by the audience.There was an unfortunate condition.

The performance of “Quiet House” was invited as the premire performance for a newly built theater. It has wide space and sofa seats for audience.

Hijikata did the experiments of the MA of doing nothing. He just walked with replacing most of the movement into the skull.It must have seemed that he was just walking with doing nothing for the audience. It worked as if the hypnosis, most of the audiences had fallen asleep. There were no articles about Quiet House after a performance because almost audience was fallen into comfortable asleep on the sofa seats including the critiques.

Imagine!
How many audiences are able to taste such as MA of doing nothing as the novel beauty around us?

Now we are going to co-create the world with listening to the subtle Life Resonance including the technique of MA of doing nothing and so on.

We need to grow the audience patiently through Life Resonance in a long time.



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 Release from Ego and become Life
  22 April, 2018

How to Liberate from the biggest Archetype, Ego

In order to fully demonstrate the creativity of life, it is necessary to get out of the ego, superego, and Archetype.

The fact that modern people cannot exercise the creativity of life is,
It is because he/she is forced to have an ego and he does not know how to stop his ego.

Nothing becomes obstacles to creation as much as ego and superego.Because they are captured in dualistic judgment.

In order to quench ego and superego, first of all, we have to know exactly what they will show up.

People are unconsciously captured by ego and superego in daily life,

it is because we can not control it without knowing the other party.

Let 's describe the outline of how the ego and superego emerge.  

The ego's appearance

The ego generally appears in the following form.If you notice it, immediately say hello and break apart.  

1.    Private Territory Owner

Ego is always territorializing like "This is my area". It is driven by the urge to secure his own safety zone. The ego is captured by anxiety. Found a quiet environment that you can become alone.
"You do not have to worry. Because no one here will try to infringe you, here."First of all, you can find an environment that makes your ego relieved and calm. It is important first.

The ego is stuck with the urge of private ownership "This is mine". These tendencies that we were born and raised in a capitalistic society of private property system. However, that is not the only way human beings are. I leave the attachment of my ego and descend to the land of Life.

There is no boundary between self and others, and every life is just resonating in the world. I will let the ego know that there is such a different world. 

2. Self-justificator

Ego always keeps on justifying himself. I can not live with confidence without awareness that "I am not wrong".

There is nobody in the world of Life, such as making a dualistic judgment of right and wrong, such as right and wrong. I do not have to keep busy, self-justification etc. Because I am convinced that it is a human being, I am driven to such work.

3. Story maker

For that reason, the ego always keeps making his own story. As long as you believe in your own story, you can always be in your own right. Even if that is just my own excuse, the ego does not notice such a thing. Because I can not support myself as soon as I noticed it.
You never do such a stupid thing.

4. Pretender to be a good person

I am dressing my ego all the time. I am busy showing myself well.For that, we must first believe in stories we make up first.The ego knows somewhere a lie always cold wind is blowing. Just do not desperately look for it. I am convinced that I am myself as being a "nice person."

5. Ironic critique

When the ego sees a person, he always looks down.
I am watching whether the fantasy of the ego stories that others believe has not come off. Only a careful look that does not overlook the collapse of others' story. It will save my own story of the story from collapse.

6. Emotional

Ego is always regulated unconsciously by the condition of the body and emotions rising from it. However, I do not notice it on my own. Ego's actions are all inspired by this unconscious emotion. Since that urge brings only a faint signal. It is hard to notice with everyday consciousness. It is not until you stop your ego consciousness.
The unconscious connection between the ego and the body and emotion appears transparent. 

How the super-ego appears

Ego is still cute. Compared to the unrelenting denial of the superego.

Superego is a type of <original type> living in the collective unconscious of deep layers. Its power to control is powerful, and it can not be ruled out if it is captured. 

7. Public prosecutor

A judge like a prosecutor or a judge is the biggest feature of the superego. Wielding around the dualistic judgment of a narrow "good/bad" I try to decide my own black and white. Then deny and truncate without mercy. There is no bad existence of prosecutors who believe that they always belong to justice. However, prosecutors and judges are alive among anyone. Every time it comes out, keep on quitting. Perhaps super-ego is a type of former type to be described later, I am trapped by it before I notice it.

In learning how to go out with <Archetype> living in the deepest layer of unconsciousness. I gradually calm down the captivity by the superego.

8. Self-critic

There is superego which only ironic and cynical criticism is done. Always stick to new attempts at negative criticism. I try to ruin everything. It is a timid, most conservative denier to the new transformation.

9. Justice guy

The end of the prosecutor and judge is righteous Han. Believe that I am right and swing. There used to be many men in old days, but now it got less. On the contrary, I often came across the case that I possessed in women's animus. This righteous man is alive in everyone.I have also fought with a guy who faces Justice in my life for life, but I cannot stop my breath. Especially I am not aware that I am infiltrated by Animus. Feminism women are eaten by eating this super-ego called Justice Han. It is pleasant to sexuality to associate with Animus of justice. Once you get killed you will not be able to escape, it is the same as when men are captured by anima.

But because it is unconscious, every feminist woman, Anima's captive man can not notice it. It is still the biggest obstacle for me.

Other Archetypes

Many Archetypes live in the darkness of the body besides ego and superego.

10. Shadow, Not me, Dissociated personality

All Hidden bodies are the archetypes, too. As same as the surface identity or character of Ego is Archetype.

Freud called it “Inferior personality”,  Jung called it “shadow”, Sullivan named it “not-me”, and so on.

All of those are also Archetypes, many shadows are hidden in our darkness of body. We need to dance it to release them.

11. Anima, Animus

Probably one of the most powerful Archetype. Anima is a secret feminine aspect of men.

Animus is the opposite, it is a secret male side in women.

However, since they lurk unconsciously, we usually do not notice them.And the man projects the feminine Qualia inside himself to a certain external woman or feminine image.

It is love. Love is unconsciously invaded by the Anima, Animus inevitably.

If I tell it in more detail, In a love affair, so multiple Qualia are entangled around the sexuality; biological sexual hormone states,  emotional influence of the Archetype of Anima, Animus, Girl, Boy, Queen, King, Princess, Prince, Great Mother, forgotten memories of relationship with Mother, Father, Grandparents, infantile girl or boyfriend, momentum flashback Qualia of them, social moral of sexuality, and so on.

It cannot be said easily. However, if you always look at the fact that you always fall in love with a particular biased woman or man, you can see the fact that Anima, Animus is involved in it.

Liberation from captivity to Anima is an unknown task in my middle of the quest. Since working on decades, just a little bit has become transparent, though it is still on the middle way. My final creation will be about Anima. Prisoners for women of Animus are also deep misery.

I can only say so now, to be honest. We may need a partner to liberate from them together.

Unless we solve this problem, it is clear that only the fact that friendship between men and women cannot be realized.

13. Great Mother

The Great Mother is the oldest Archetype and is also involved in Anima. Sometimes it appears like a superego. Great mother loves everything and eats everything. There is no distinction between love and desire to own possession.

Non-dual Resonance

Archetypes are all in the Qualia cloud that is not able to distinguish clearly. There is no clear distinction between them. Those Qualia are resonating in non-dual and multi-dimensional with changing shapes infinitely.
Sometimes other Archetypes resonate with those and become so complicated entanglement.
Old wise men, heavenly woman, boy, animal, trickster, mad, guru, god, devil etc. There is the millions number of Archetypes that are unlimited.

Every day it's going to come up with them and we are in the middle of exploring how to handle it, I still have no power to tell them all.

Here I focused only on Ego, Superego and Anima, Animus. 

Denial tendency of Ego and Superego

This super complex group of problems only has to deal with deepening multidimensional resonance theory.
Features of ego and superego are in denial. It is bound by the tendency to deny others.

The superego denies yourself from above with overtaken power.
The ego denies in a horizontal confrontation with others.
There is only a difference in position and case.

The superego always appears together with the common illusion such as justice, morality, ethics, true and good.

The whole image of the identity is in a deeper mystery than the Archetype because it is mixed with multiple elements of the sexuality, nationality, moral, education, religion, law, thoughts, and so on.

Superego is the biggest enemy of creation more than self or ego.

To calm down and stop superego and ego is necessary inner work for everybody in order to realize the better future that is able to open the infinite creativity of Life. 

How to stop ego and superego


 
24 hours Listening to subtle Qualia

In a quiet state where you can notice the appearance of ego and superego, it is important to spend every day at that condition, because the appearance of it is so subtle.
As long as you talk with people using words, self and superego are activated unconsciously. And in the conscious mode, we cannot listen to it.
It is important to stop talking with words externally and internally.Maintain a transparent state of mind and body that you can notice the subtle Qualia constantly.
Then you can notice at the moment when ego or superego comes up.
At that moment, you can give a greeting to ego and superego.

Hello! My ego, and superego. How are you?

I know you well, you are necessary to survive in this capitalist society. But, not now. Now I am in the creation mode. See you later!"

Never deny the ego or superego directly, because it activates them as counterproductively.

Ego and superego want to receive an optimum respect. We need sensitive attention about it.

Nobody can live in today's daily world without ego and superego.

And as long as humans are captured by ego and superego, the man keeps supporting the common illusion of Nation-state and power.

And the creativity of Life continues to be alienated from people.

For the real liberation of human beings, the disappearance of Ego, Superego, Archetypes and the Nation-state are necessary at the same time. The liberation from the common illusion of the Nation-state and politics are connected. I was working on those issues over many decades.

Beyond the huge difference between Ego and Life

Life is non-dual and multi-dimensional resonance itself.
Qualia are Life Resonance.
It has no dualistic boundary. All Qualia are resonating beyond any boundaries.
It is Rhizome that has no center, no top, no hierarchy at all.
Rhizome is able to connect freely and separate flexibly at any moment at any place.

On the contrary, ego, superego, and consciousness live in the dualistic world. It is Tree system that has hierarchic order.
There is a huge gap between Tree and Rhizome.

We need to cultivate a novel type of intelligence that is able to go and come between both realms of Tree and Rhizome.

It will be called "Transparencious" (shortening of Transparent consciousness) that is not being bound by anything, including Tree and Rhizome as the future mind.

 

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Qualia and the String theory 
  15 April, 2018

Qulia and the String theory


I have continud to listen to the Qualia in the darkness of body for over two decades, and got a hypothesis that Qualia are made of the Resonance pattern of the String.
I wanted to share the hypothesis with you, and hear the feedback from you.
Because, it is one of the biggest mystery for me.


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< Strange World Share >
  12 April, 2018

Untill it does not matter whether it's me or not-me.


Finally we could find the way to release from the trap of ego and self.
We are bound by the trap of ego which is the strongest archetype during the growing process of self dynamism.
It is so hard to aware of it, because most of us are trapped by the ego archetype unconsciously.
Our parents, teachers, friends and all citizons are trapped by it unconsciously, and the children are imprinted the ego naturally, too.
Hijikata wrote a lot of experiences to be eaten by the world in various ways in the “Sick Dancing Princess”.
“A body that continued to be eaten by the world, till lost the outline.”
Also in the “Bugs walk”,
“Bugs eat your body voraciously and eat the outer space.”

Support the world, in the struggle between you and the world


Frantz Kafka said,
“Usually, I solve the problems by letting them devour me.”
“Support the world, in the struggle between you and the world.”

We found a novel subbody=cobody method to dance with becoming the world.
1. Research the strangest Qualia of the world transformation and ooze you, invade you, devour you.
2. Find a best place where you are attacked by the world Qualia. And co-create the world cobody with unique Jo-Ha-Kyu development, in the building or nature.
3. Invite a friend to the place, and approach him or her as the world cobody with Unique Jo-Ha-Kyu.
Through this method we can become the world which seems to attack you.
It is the way to support the world in the struggle between you and the world as Kafka and Hijikata said.

This is the process to become another being to cast off the previous you.
We can become transparent Rhizome or Shisha that is able to transform to anything infinitely.




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 Rhythm of Life
 
 Common Essence of Quiet House and Sick Dancing Princess

There are common essenses among Quiet House and Sick Dancing Prncess.
This lecture is to share this recent finding.
 

“Quiet House” original text

   

1. “The Red God”

A girl who plans an evil deed in the rain

Keep Floor Face throughout the whole time

Obsess with Salmon Face compulsively

Stuffed spring

Nest of Forest (*1), Nest of Eyes (*2), a moth placed on a wooded board (*3)

A vaporized candy maker or the Christ drawn as a Samurai warrior

A fine spider’s thread that runs on the forehead

Beggar

Cat Waist

Behind World

Garbage disposal place

When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of flower

A fragile sound collapsed in a shed

Can Factory (*5)

Regenerate a reduction by X (*6)

Behind the mirror

"Sick Dancing Princess”

1st chapter

 

[1 The method of clouding* the body]
* obscuring 

[Thinned down waist smoke bugs])

"Hey look at them! 
Insects are alive without breathing. 
Look! The thinned down waist smoke bugs have come walking this way. Surely there could be a bug at the middle, reincarnating into something.”
I've been brought up with the method to obscure the body, participating in such as observations I overheard. 

[Shrink and attentiveness]
All because, shrink and attentiveness of old man which knew the uselessness of body had been wandering about me.

[Strange brightness and something shady]

Also the boy as me suddenly became stupid without any intention, and kept like a strange brightness but only just barely alive. And yet, my eyes fell into something shady as if they were cursed, I had an excessive curiosity towards such nameless things as lead balls or string. I was forced to work in the eyes like a spy, guessing that the lead ball and string must be pretending to rest.


 
 Co-creation of "Stuffed Spring" by Reduction by X
6 April, 2018

Co-creation of "Stuffed Spring" by Reduction by X

We can co-create various strange worlds as the Stuffed Spring that Hijikata called in the Quiet House by using his transforming mewthod; "Reduction by X and regeneration".

When all of us reduce the gross movement, it bcomes the "Stuffed Spring".
If we reduce the speed, it becomes very slow motion world.
We can reduce any elements from the daily human movement, and co-create varieties of Butoh world; slow rollong stone, ancestral whisper, silent shout, and so on.

Yesterday, students reduce various elements and co-created varieties of the "Stuffed Spring".
This month, we will focu on this>
How much strange novel worlds can we co-create with?
It is fun.
 

 

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 Researching method
3 April, 2018

<Sen-Shin-Hitsu (Novel-Numinous-Necessity)> Researching method

Listen-Move-Listen

What should we listen to?
This lecture is about it.
When we listen to the darkness of body, at first we meet unknown cloud of non-dual Qualia which we cannot distinguish what it is, among the dream, memory, illusion, imagination and so on.
So, continue to listen to the non-dual Qualia for 24 hours as the lucid dreaming.

Novel Qualia

At first, become subbody mode through enough conditioning. And become transparent resonance body which you listen to inside half, outside half, and become able to resonate with any Qualia from any unknown behind world.
If you meet novel Qualia, just follow it without judgment. Follow the novel, new, flesh, curious, strange Qualia, this is the first signs to listen.
There are so many variations among the novel Qualia to listen to.


<Body channel>
-Somatic Qualia to be concern
-Subtle uncomfortable sensation
-Unusual, rare Qualia in the darkness of body
-Persistent physical symptoms
-Subtle Qualia in the hidden cavity, fluid, skin


<Movement channel>
-Spontaneous movement
-Unknown flesh Movement
-First experience of movement
-Hidden muscle, joint, nerve
-Always seek the novel movement which you have never done
-Seek it with novel posture which you have never been


<Visual channel>
- Instantaneous illusion
-Unknown dream to be concern
-Vision at a moment
-Delusion that visits often


<Audio channel>
-Spontaneous voice
-Sudden bodily sound
-Whisper by someone
-Nostalgic song
-Revelation by someone
-Animal, Plant, stone might suggest something


<Emotion channel>
-Very subtle uncomfortable emotion
-Deep message from the guts
-forgotten feeling of early childhood
<Human relationship channel>
-Sudden illusion of relationship
-Forgotten memory of infancy
-Anima-Animus illusion


<World=self channel>
-Unknown fear
-Opaque discomfort
-Signs of runaway
-An unforgettable nightmare


<Thinking channel>
-Addiction
-Thinking habit, circular thinking
-Bind by a judgment
-Notice of ego process
-Directing voice of super ego
-Awareness of hidden connection
-Enlightenment
-24 hour Qualia thinking

Numinous Qualia

-Mysterious connection to your depth
-A concern without reason
-I don’t know why, but I feel something connect to my secret

Qualia of Necessity

-Strong Resonance of whole Life or whole self
-Life Resonance which is “This dance is me!”
-Encounter to your hidden Secret
-Infinite depth that you want to quest
-Ask you Life, “Can you dance this thousands times?”
If your Life respond “Yes!”, it is your necessary dance for survival
-Revolution of your world=self image

When we meet the necessity of dance, the deep entanglement of the darkness of body changes a little, and Life can re-edit it.
It is the radical healing from the fundamental of Life.
Though it is everlasting quest, because when we could solve an issue, immediately another deeper issue must visit you.

Listen, move and listen

Always listen to your darkness of body with changing the posture, speed, and density of body fluidity.
Listen, subtle change and listen.
Listen to the novel, numinous and necessary Qualia. This is the everlasting researching into the darkness of body.

 

 

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Shu-Ha-Ri of Tatsumi Hijikata 
1 April, 2018

Tree-Rhizome of <Shu—ha-Ri>

 

<Shu-Ha-Ri> is a traditional Japanese wisdom for learning, researching and inventing.

<Shu> is to keep, to follow a method until it become blood and flesh of you.

<Ha> is to break, to find another way within the learned method.

<Ri> is to leave, to find novel field, to invent other possibility.

It is long process, ten years <Shu>, ten years <Ha> and ten years <Ri>.

I keep and follow the subbody-cobody method for twenty years, now the <Shu> process is over, and entering to <Ha> process.

Every day I break the previous method. It was built by Tree method. Divide everything into a small piece, as I built the conditioning into 12 methods.

<Ha> process has begun several years ago. I started mix different conditioning method as one. For example mix 1st conditioning :vibration and 5th conditioning: Hidden Qualia and built Conditioning 1st=5th , and so on. It worked well for advanced researching.

Now I break the previous Tree method and open novel non-dual Rhizome field.

We break the existing old order of all conditioning and researching methods.

We continue listening to Life for 24 hours, and follow subtle signs of darkness of body. While we follow subtle non-dual Qualia, and every day novel method of conditioning, researching, resonating and creating come out one after another.

It may lead us to the <Ri> process that is out of Subbody method. It is novel exciting pleasure.

 

 




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28 March, 2018

Hijikata was an extreme magician of Tree-Rhizome technique

We started co-reseaching in “Quiet House” of Hijikata.
Alex invented a novel Rhizome like way to resonate with it.
Until last year, I guides it in Tree method, following step-wise growth method; 1) Language reading, 2)Sharing the meaning, 3) Bodily reading, 4) Developing from it, and so on.
But, this year we are breaking the Tree method. Alex read word one by one very slowly, and the others resonate with the word by body. It was so interesting experiment, all co-researchers have collected own Qualia cloud around of body for three weeks, then the own Qualia resonate with the word of Hijikata.
The sub title of the 1st chapter is “The Red God”. Alex read “Red…”, the others resonated with the Qualia of red which every body share. She continued reading “God…” , also others resonated with own Qualia of God. And continued “Red God…”
Everybody felt “What is the Red God?”, nobody knows. Then they had to resonate with “Unknown Qualia for each” with confusing.
That is the exact aim for Hijikata. Our Life is resonating with unknown Qualia always. I also say always in conditioning “Someone moves your head string forward…”, and so on. This “someone” is “The Red God”, nobody knows who is it.
“The Red God” is the main character of “Quiet House”, and it was changed to another name in the “Sick Dancing Princess” as “Unknown Creature which lives in the air”.
We dance the unknown and invisible Qualia like those. This is the essence of the “Butoh of Life”.

”Butoh by Butoh Score" again

Even so, I thought while listening to the reading of the "Quiet House".
Hijikata was a such an extreme rare magician who could freely travel between Qualia and words. He was indeed a real master of the "Tree Rhizome method" which go and come between no-dual Qualia Rhizome realm and dualistic realm of words. We are seeking to explore it now, but he had gone ahead 50 years ago than us.
Hijikata's direct disciples wrote a butoh dance notes filled with boxes of cardboard boxes. That is all the records of the words of the magical Butoh Qualia by Hijikata. All the disciples would have resonated desperately while struggling with the mysterious words. It was so rich experiences.
After him, nobody created such tremendous Butoh words.
I have no ability like Hijikata to replace Qualia with words. Instead, it is possible to elucidate and share the method of how to tell how Hijikata himself became the subconscious mode, and was able to touch such infinite Qualia. Hopefully, in the collaborators, I just wait for a person with talent to replace Qualia to words like Hijikata. If that will happen, we can expect the "Butoh by the Butoh score" like the Hijikata era might realize again. Moreover, this time not by Japanese Butoh score but by international language such as English.


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11 March, 2018

Chaos, Non-dual, Rhizome

 Today is the 7th anniversary of 3.11 Fukushima.
Many people were fell down into the chaos at that day.
We continue to dance the chaos every year on this day at Himalaya, and try to resonate as Life beyond any borders.
What is the chaos in the darkness of body?

”You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star."

Friedrich Nietzsche

This word had grabbed my soul at the age of 15, and I became myself by it. It encourages me freshly each time, even whenever I read again and again.

It continued to resonate in the darkness of body like “the eternal regression” for decades afterwards.

When I was young I switched through several workplaces and occupations, but in each case I continued to take care with careful attention so as not to lose this chaos. I have tried to make it poems, though it did not work. But, I kept listening carefully to it.

And at the age of 45, at last my dancing stars came out of the body and started dancing. I was reborn as a Butoh dancer. After that I keep listening to the chaos of the darkness of the body as important more than anything else.

To make this opaque chaos visible through transparently, and also, to become a transparent body that makes things visible throughout the body (all brain, mind and body) became a life work for me.

 

Hijikata Tatsumi called this chaos "the darkness of the body", continuing to dig it and brought many Butoh dances one after another.

In ancient Buddhism, it was called "Nothingness" or "Emptiness", Taoist called "Tao". All of them are given some different nuance and value.

After that, people created the each hierarchical theory which has a center value as God or Buddha based on those archetypes. It became the religions.

 

I came to Himalayas 20 years ago and I have met the word "Non-dual" that is the most neutral and universal word for the chaos.

The world that I felt just opaque and chaotic in the past, now becomes slightly transparent than ever.

 

<Non-dual and multidimensional Qualia of Life Resonance>

 

I found that the chaos is the Qualia stream in the darkness of body that Life is resonating in each moment. It is a little fruit of struggle for decades.

Since then, we have continued the journey of non-dual realm of the darkness of body in Himalayas. At first it was a blind journey that none understood, but while it continued for more than a decade, it was understood that the non-dual is the Qualia of Life Resonance itself of the darkness of body. We found the method to become subconscious mode of body by using breathing, stretching, vibration, swaying, etc., and the method of touching non-dual Life Resonance has become clear year by year. That is a number of subbody conditioning methods.

In Himaraya's Resonance Cram School, we listen to the Life Resonance Qualia in the subconscious mode body, and just follow it. Novel movements and dances that never existed will come out more and more from the darkness of the body by itself.

 

Non-dual and multidimensional Qualia cloud

 

From early spring this year, a revolutionary change is taking place that overturns the subbody method. The dogmas that I was bound such as the dualistic program, the segmental theory of education which had been capturing me in the past has disappeared. I enter the practice place without thinking every day. And, in the meanwhile of conditioning together with the co-researchers the next practice method comes spontaneously from somewhere.

I listen to the darkness of the body for twenty-four hours and remember the each dancer's movement, I make a cloud around the body of those Qualia and wear it always.

Maybe from the Qualia cloud, the most interesting idea of next researching and experiment will come out..

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Shaman and Subbody

 

The picture above depicts the essential method of the Shaman. Wisdom and experience of the ancestors are drifting like clouds around him. Shaman is a person who has the skill of wearing this ancestral Qualia cloud, constantly resonating with it and exploring the optimal solution in the real world.

(My mother changed five times, the second mother, a grandmother without blood connection, was a shaman of Japan. When people wanted to meet the dead person, she was possessed by it, and told the word of the dead persons.

I could learn her technique and stepped on one step. It is a technique that puts all kinds of Qualia in the cloud around the body, instead of the ancestral Qualia for Shaman.

Hijikata Tatsumi called it <Clouding body method> in his "Sick Dancing Princess". He learned it from the old man in his home town Akita.

When we stop the language consciousness, and listen to the subtle Qualia in the subconscious realm, we can feel the non-dual Qualia itself, it is so obscure and unable to grasp, because it is transforming always to various things infinitely.

From the ancient times, people have countless names such as Nothingness, Emptiness, Tao, Non-Dual, Uroboros, Unite, Prima Materia and so on. People must be attracted strongly.

Among them, the ancient people raised the common illusion of God or Buddha that build an order from the chaos. And it grew up to the religion that has the hierarchical order as the God or Buddha as the top of it.

Only a little difference between them and us is that we feel the infinite transformational flow of Qualia without any meaning or value, and we will follow it by body and dance the Qualia. It is a point.

It is because we noticed that there is a treasure trove of infinite creativity of Life. There, Qualia of Life Resonance encounters each other, and new Qualia is constantly born every moment. All we have to do is quietly listen to it. Just stop thinking and listen carefully.

We shall share the best we found quickly. And we become a cooperative midwife who can fully demonstrate each other's creativity.

This is the Rhizome as the future order that breaks down the Tree system which has the pyramid-like hierarchical order.

There is neither above nor lower in the Rhizome. There is no distinction between inside and outside. Everything is freely resonating, connects freely and separates flexibly at any time. Qualia generate new Qualia every moment. Just following that Qualia flow, more and more novel and interesting movements come out.

Bloom it infinitely!

 

Sharing the Secret infinitely

 

We do not hide the secret, we try to share it with anyone.

In modern times, a very few people touched the treasure trove of this creation, making that way a secret only for themselves, they became such as choreographers and directors. The choreographer creates dance and the dancer is choreographed by the choreographer. It is the old Tree system. There are many people still doing it.

However, such an era will be over soon.

Everyone who stops consciousness is able to become subbody and cobody, and just follows infinite transformation of Qualia, you can acquire infinite creativity of Life.

Instead of the past pyramidal hierarchical order, we found a co-creation method of rhizome type that all become creators. We have been doing the experiment for 20 years in Himalayas.

It is still in the trial and error in the entrance, but have an unparalleled possibility. Our subbody Butoh videos got over 10,000 subscribers in the world, eventually will break through even 10 million viewers soon. Supporters for this strange dance that has never seen has spread all over the world.

The future of Rhizome is now opening.




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4 March, 2018

The first thing to get

A new semester starts from tomorrow. Himalayas are wrapped in spring weather.
Over the winter I continued writing the English version of "The Butoh" and the Japanese one.
I found an appropriate article for the new semester, so will introduce it.
It is what Hijikata has been continued for whole life, and what I do everyday.
My teacher Mindel and Focussing's Gendlin also kept this for 24 hours.
I would like to share the way to listen to the Life.

How to listen to the hidden message of Life

A faint,very subtle message is always delivered from Llife to consciousness.
It is different from the way of language consciousness.
Because it is transmitted without using a language, it is difficult to grasp by the consciousness accustomed to language.
However, once you acquire the dictionary of life, you can always contact with your life.
What I have been exploring in Himalaya without external pressure of external language information is to listen to this unique linguistic sense.
Let me introduce some definite ones.

”Moyamoya"; Qualia cloud in the body

Before waking up in the morning explore the bodily sensation that is a hazy mood in the body.
Then, the scent of the rest of the work which the Life was doing all night is drifting there.
The job of Life at midnight is to organize the Qualia of the new experience that occurred on that day.
A new experience will be preserved in the hippocampus of the brain for the moment.
And, overnight, it is allocated to those to be stored as long-term memory among those temporary memory and those to be discarded.

How is the screening done in what way?
Perhaps while sleeping, life compares the new qualia that you got that day and the qualia you saved in the past one by one and is trying out what kind of resonance will happen.
And if fresh resonance occurs different from the existing inner qualia, it will be permanently preserved in a specific glia as <fresh qualia>.
And against this fresh qualia, matching with each existing glia is done.
It is a reflection of the events occurring in this matching work that various images and streams are deployed in a dream.
Then, if strong resonance occurs between the new qualia and the existing inner qualia, neuron branching is formed between the new glia and the existing glia.
It's a peculiar qualia that is drifting in the morning morning of the morning body as a strange and fresh sensation.
If you find this <strange and fresh Qualia> in Moyamoya, do grab it firmly.
When you sway it in the darkness of the body for a while, what comes to be lighten gradually.
It brings fresh awareness and discovery.
<novel Qualia> - This is the first message from Life.

Newly long-term preserved Qualia, but has not yet established a close relationship with the countless Qualia other than that.
It is perceived as a strange feeling that is difficult to grasp <It does not fit nicely> or <poor calmness>.
If these Qualia of "restlessness" is found in the feeling of Moyamoya at dawn, it is evidence that a new Qualia was created.
It still has settled and has not established a certain resonance with the surroundings.
It continues to change and flow to find good resonance.
When Qualia of restlessness is rolling in the body, the inner Qualia where the new Qualia is preserved often creates new resonance.
This <poor calmness> is the second way of message from Life.

This is a faint Qualia in the process of converting from temporary memory to long-term memory.
The work of Life, but that is not all.
More fundamentally, when the feeling of uncomfortable Life felt something uncomfortable in the daytime consciousness something is going on, <somewhat disagreeing> or <quiet feeling of discomfort> Qualia is emitted.
This is the third way of messaging from Life that resonates.
It is Qualia which informs something that Life is not resonating well.
It contains messages from underlying Life.
Life is always exploring ways to resonate well with every qualia.
Resonance to resonance is the most fundamental desire for life.
It is a message from the most important life that can be delivered in the form of <something unfitting> or <something discomfortable> that emanates from Life.
"Felt sense" by Gendllin of Focusing and "Sentient" by Mindel of the process orientated psycology, all trying to listen to the hidden message of the Life.
Do grasp it firmly, not releasing it away this faint discomfort Qualia.
Although it is very faint, when we solve this message, it often leads to a big discovery and enlightment.

Messages in the dream

In the dream of seeing every night, various images and stories and it comes up as a vision.
However, the concrete pictures and stories of the dreams are tied to the old inner Qualia at random in the process of dividing whether temporary memory accumulated on that day into long-term memory or not, and whether to save, because it occurred on the line.
It is often a coincidence product.
If you have a dream, not only the peculiar images and stories of that dream, but also the Qualia that blows in the dream,
I will return to one of the above three major qualia, <novelty>, <poor calmness>, <faint discomfort> whether it will disappear as it is a while in the body.
Because these three are important to Life, Life will hold on to keep it unforgettable and keep shaking in the darkness of the body.
Then, once Qualia resonating with it was found,
it can be solved what Life is trying to say.

For decades, I tried to solve the technique of Life Resonance.
Finally, a little bit of the opaque cloud has come to be able to grasp as certain things.
They may be difficult to distinguish since they are very similar, but no need to sort out.
Either way, <Qualia something do not resonate nicely> is.
It belongs to an anonymous discomfort for Life seeking resonance.
Feeling that it was not until then If you can feel bad things, you should think that is the big opportunity of creation.




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 Smoke Bug Affair / Rhizome Lee
 14 January, 2018

Remission from long prisoning

Liberated from love and hatred to my mother which was bound by for many years, what I could not see until now has become transparently visible to me.
It was able to become my present state because I have experienced all kinds of events including disaster and predicament. Especially when I was able to spend my infant time with my grandmother who was a shaman of the local place, away from my mother, it is the foundation of my brain, mind and body. I also learned from my grandmother all aspects of the Animistic world. It is thanks to that I can deeply resonate with the Hijikata's Animistic experience of his childhood in Akita. Without the experience my parents let me alone, there was no subbody-cobody method, and I must have never tried to become a Butoh dancer. Nowaday I am deeply appreciate to my parents and grandparents.
It took more than 60 years to get out of captivity, but I will be fortunate to be able to reach here even though it was so late.
The next challenge is the mystery of an infantile degeneration of Anima and sexuality which are still trapped. I do not know how long it will take, but as long as the mystery is deep, there would be much richer harvest as well. I have no clue as to what will happen when I solve it but enjoyment has been increasing.



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Infant of Smoke Bug Rhizome Lee
 6 January, 2018

A Sudden Change

I was trapped by an entanglement of anger, sadness, hatred and unexpressed love to my mother for long years, because my mother suddenly had disappeared when I was 3 years old. But, last Friday a sudden change happened.
In the researching with the blindfold guided by Pamela in the Subbody Winter course, I remembered a tale that my mother told me. It is a story that Lion pushs the baby down under the cliff to train the baby stronger. Strangely, I could accept all experiences in my childhood as this tale. I appreciate to my parents to give me the hard challenge, and it made me tough. Last Friday I danced it in the Garden. Falling down the stairs and climbing up it to build myself. I tried to dance my unknown Anima with a small bicycle.
Slowly it seems that I could be released from my infantile trauma.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 1 January, 2018

A Happy Four Billionth New Year!

Today is the four billionth new year for Life. Actually, last year was the same, too; I was born near Ocian, miss Ocean a lot, living 20 years on the Himalayan Plateaux. Our Life is always living with the Proto Ocean. There are 100 triilion cells in our body, and each cell keeps fluid as same as the Proto Ocean like ameba or bacteria. Especially, important works for Life as the birth or brain needs to do in the amniotic fluid or brain fluid as same as the Proto Life.
Through the water, 100 trillion cells are resonating in their own secret way.
Please forget that we are human being driven by huge Information everyday, and listen to the quiet work of Life in the Proto Ocean in your body on the first day of new year?
Listen to the water in your body for a while, we could remind that we are Life.

A Happy New Year!

Rizome Lee
 
 December 19, 2017

About the New finding of Subbody Method

For long year, the relationship between subbody and cobody was big Mystery for me.
But, recently we could almost found out it.

I was not aware of the characterictic of subconsciousness enough.
The Distinction of individual and group exists only for the daily consciousness.
When we stop daily consciousness and become subbody(subconscious body) mode, the clear distintion of subbody and cobody desappears. Subconscious body is mainly concerning with the Kind, Flock, swarm and species.
Subbody was really cobody itself.

We could realize the truth by our body-mind experience through the
new methods of <Dreaming Share>, <Rhizoming Share>, <Co-midwife>, <Resonant Rhizome>, <Resonant Yoga> and so on, together in the second semester 2017.
Subconscius body is non-dual itself that the distinctions among self and others, you and me, inside and outside and so on, disappear.

We cen open new horizont from 2018.
Sorry for the old student to been involved into my chaos.
New co-researchers and participants will be lucky, because we can enter the new holizont of subconscious realm with confidence that
subbody is cobody.
It took almost twenty years to solve out this question.



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 December 12, 2017

The Harvest of the 15th Butoh Festival

1. Technology of listening to faint signs inside and outside of the body, and transforming smoothly and variously


This article is about a novel technique for the next year.
Based on the property that the Life Resonance Qualia resonates beyond spacetime in Life Resonance Butoh, we will dance with listening the most subtle Qualia of Life Resonance, and through it we realize infinitely the 
-Extension of human concept by becoming infinite transformable being,
-Extension of the spacel concept, and 
-Expansion of time concept by transforming various beings beyond time and space.

The Zu-Ji-Cho (Picture-Ground-Signs) Rhizoming techniqueis for showing those process pricisely.
In the space of dancing, the interchange of the Zu (Picture) and Ji (Earth) occurs. (See Fig. 1)


Fig. 1 Zu(Picture) and Ji(Ground)

In ordinary dance and theater, in the resonance between the performer and the audience, the part where is focused is Zu (Picture) and the part which is unfocused is the Ji (Ground).
However, in Butoh performance with dancing the invisible things, resonance with the invisible 'Behind world' is the most important factor, in addition to the visible space.
When Butoh dancer listens to the subtle invisible Qualia from the 'Behind world', the resonance with that Qualia gradually increases the concentration, and finally the process appearing as a physical movement. To show the subtle process is <Zu-Ji-Cho Rhizoming>.(Fig.2)


Fig. 2 Listen to invisible signs(Cho) of 'Behind world'

Rhizoming starts from taking off the daily illusion that is hierarchical order of 'Tree' structure among the brain-mind-body in the everyday world, that the consciousness controls the body and so on, and segmenting the brain-mind-body into thousands of parts and transforming into a Rhizoming body which any part of body is able to connect to any Qualia and separate flexiblly with Life Resonance.
And to dance the potential process until a part starts to resonate with the faint signs of the invisible Qualia of 'Behind world', and it is amplified and eventually appears as physical movements. To show the prisise transforming process is <the Zu-Ji-Cho Rhizoming>.

This is Butoh's unique technique, a feature not found in classical dance or contemporary dance.
Hijikata Tatsumi established this as his own transformation technique "Reduction by X and its regeneration". An arbitrary element can be assigned to X.
For example, if gravity is substituted for X, the body gradually becomes heavier or lighter. Substituting the size will gradually become smaller or larger.
Everything can be assigned to X. If you substitute sex, masculinity is reduced from the body of a man and it transforms into a female. When intelligence is substituted, it starts to become wild beast. If you substitute density, it will solidify rapidly and become a stone. Alternatively, liquefy and vaporizing, and so on.
Hijikata Tatsumi performed the infinite transformation in his last solo "Quiet House" using this X reduction technique.
In addition, in his last book "Sick Dancing Princess", he described the myriad cases of the subtle Life Resonance, "with precision close to dementia".
At the Subbody Resonance Butoh Himalaya of this year, I tried to share this transformation technique, but as new techniques such as <Dreaming Share> and <Rhizoming Share> were discovered on the way and I focused on it, I could not expand it enough. Carried over as a challenge for the next year.
However, although it is not certain whether it was consciousness to the dancers, in "Beneath" by Alex and Santeri

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXKS7jibS6U)

and "Bottomless Nature" by Santeri and cobody

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7TuByvW0zc)

, we could catch a glimpse of a quiet but infinite transformation by this subtle Life Resonance technique. It is one of the remarkable harvests of the 15th Butoh Festival, though it is just a beginning.

Through this method, we can extend the concept of 'Human' from the daily human body that is bound by a narrow and poor state to infinite transforming body that is able to dance the everything in the Universe.
We can extend the space concept from the pysical 3 dimensional space to non-dual and multi-dimensional space including the invisible 'Behind world".
We can extend the time concept from a linear time that goes unilaterally from the past to the future, to a time that crosses diversely.

In the next term 2018, we will prepare the physicalization of this Zu-Ji-Cho Rhizoming technique and X reduction technique from the beginning of the year and deepen it until it become dancer's blood, so as to invent a novel Butoh theater.




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 Gille Deleuze and Felix Guattari
 
 Tatsumi Hijikata
November 22, 2017

<Becoming> and <Reduction by X and regeneration>

<Becoming> in Hijikata Butoh

<Becoming> is a fundamental of Butoh.
<Reducrion by X and regeneration> is the most universal method for <Becoming>. Tatsumi Hijikata wrote it a lot in his last solo Butoh score "Quiet House".

Becoming a girl.
Becoming a stuffed spring.
Becoming a behind world.
Becoming a Shisha(Dead) that is able to transform to everything infinitely.
Becoming a mad man=child=beast.
Becoming a vaporized body.
Becoming a chimera.

...and so on.

Each sentense of the score is the variation of becoming.
And he use the technique of <Reduction by X> in each becoming.
Reduction by X means to reduce an element from normal human body.
X can be anything, then it is the universal transformation method to become everything in the Universe.

For example...

Becoming a girl means to reduce sexuality and age from his human body.
Becoming a stuffed spring means to reduce Life from every living being.
Becoming a behind world means to reduce all visible physicality from the daily being.
Becoming a Shisha means to reduce Life from a living being.
Becoming mad man=child=east means to reduce sanity, age, humanity from your body.
Becoming a vaporized body means to reduce all physicality from human pysical body.
Becoming a chimera means to reduce your identity and totality of your body, and each part of body transform to various beings.

I can continue this till the last sentense, but the other parts, you can do it by yourself.

<Becoming> in "Thousand Plateaus"

Gille Deleuze and Felix Guattari wrote the book together.
Also in this book, there are full of Becoming.
Main thing is
Becoming Rhizome which is able to connect freely and separate flexiblly at any part of it.
Rhizome is also multiple transformation state of us.
We are bound by so many restrictions as modern human being. To release from all of them and become a completely free being is the Rhizome.
Rhizome is a sprouting form of future of human being.

Let's see the many becoming in the book.
For becoming Rhizome, it need so many examples.
Because Rhizome is a manifold, and manifold has so many entrances.

Becoming a Rhizome.
Becoming a wolf.
Becoming a herd.
Becoming an anomaly.
Becoming an animal.
Becoming a child.
Becoming a woman.
Becoming a manifold.
Becoming a molecule.
Becoming something that is not able to recognize.


You can see the surprising similality with Hijikata Butoh. And also we can understand that they use the same method as <Reduction by X> to become those being.

Becoming Rhizome
means to reduce Tree(=dulistic thinking and hierarchical order of human society) from daily human being which is bound by those restrictions.
Becoming a wolf means to reduce your humanic personality from you and remind your wildness. A wolf is a herd itself, they can be alone and a herd flexiblly.
Becoming a herd means to reduce the illusion of modern individulity from your being, and remind that we are a cobody as Life.

All of them are to
becoming the minority, not becoming majority.
It is a common charasteristic of both of Hijikata and Deleuze=Guattri.
We do not become a man, not becoming a General.
Because it is to back to the Tree based on the hierarchical order.
We do not become a teacher, not become a fixed leader.
Because it is support the Tree system that is out of date.

Becoming manifold is the same as <Becoming Chimera> in Hijikata.
Becoming something that is not able to recognize is also the same as <Becoming Behind world> and <Becoming Shisha> in Hijikata.

They had never contact, but the universal Life Resonance around 1968, brought them to the same horizont.
This was the miracle of Life Resonance.

A similar Life Resonance must occur again in the near future.
Because everyone living in modern times is influenced by the rapid inflation of highper information technology, and Life is eroded on the first scale in human history.


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 This is the Resonant Rhizome
November 14, 2017


Why <Resonant Rhizome>?

Taking off the illusion of "Human", and becoming Life.
Then we can be aware of the moment when Life glows its original shining.
It is because the trap of ego and self make it difficult to notice it.
I have always asked to Life, have been asking the same question to Life for over 20 years.
"What do you really want to do?"
Only when Life do what Life really want to do, it presents the extreme glow.
Listen to your Life and follow the subtle tendency.
Life does not like being forced by power of hierarchical order such as director, choreographer and teacher, economic and political circumstances and so on.
Life does not like being attracted not only by their external forces, but also by the ego driving from the inside and the impulse of self.
Ego is the strongest Archetype in the present age, though we do not notice the fact, because everybody is bound by it.
We constantly need to be aware of to perform <De-self> that keep releasing ourselves from the ego's prisoners with watching ourselves from the distant eyes on every moment.
Life is only by becoming transparent it can demonstrate its infinite creativity, originality, resonanativity (resonance ability), not restricted by either internal or external forces.

<Resonant Rhizome> which was found out of trial and error over the past decade, is one of the most ideal methods to realize it.
<Resonant Rhizome> is a mechanism that co-creates everything just by Life Resonance.
There is no fixed leader. There is neither the center nor the top and bottom.
Each of us becomes a rhizome that can survive and create by alone like a wolf, and freely connect and flexibly separate at any time.


We co-create everything through Life Resonance by taking a flexible role transformation. Someone in the herd, sometimes initiating, sometimes promoting, and following flexibly without a fixed role.
It is a very simple mechanism, but it can open the infinite potentiality of creativity of Life.
People who experienced <Resonant Rhizome> notice that everyone is shining as completely free Life.
We are still an infantish stage, but let's deepen this together.
Our future is on this path.
Guys to become Life. Come to Himalaya!



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Becoming Wolf / Adam and cobody 
November 11, 2017

Become Wolf!
Become Bee's swarm, Mole's tonnel!
Become Rhizome,
and a Secret!


Adam mailed me.

"I've been reading Deleuze's A Thousand Plataeus, and in his 2nd plataeu (one or several wolves) describing his "becoming-wolf" he describes something that immediately made me think of a free-resonance sort of creative cobody"


"I am on the edge of the crowd, at the periphery; but I belong to it. I am attached to it by one of my extremities, a hand or a foot. I know that the periphery is the only place I can be, that I would die if I let myself be drawn into the center of the fray, but just as certainly if I let go of the crowd. This is not an easy position to stay in. It is even very difficult to hold, for these beings are in constant motion and their movements are unpredictable and follow no rhythm. They swirl, go north, then suddenly east; none of the individuals in the crowd remains in teh same place in relation to the others. So I too am in perpertual motion; all this demands a high level of tension, but it gives me a feeling of violent, almost vertiginous happiness. (page 29)"

I replyed.

"What's a coincidence!
That part is what I just am going to recommend you.
There is the deepest secret and mystery of subbody and cobody.
I have continued to research it for 20 years.
Please try to guide to that cobody to the various participants.
So many rich hints, you must get.
'Mille Plateaux' is one of the most interesting Butoh text. I believe so."

At the last Friday theater, Adam and cobody danced the "Becoming Wolf", and it became a dynamic <Resonant Rhizome> that everybody expanded the space and passed through with dancing.

"Wow! The is the real <Resonant Rhizome>!
Finally you got it!"


My dream is coming true that the world starts dancing and changing to Rhizome!.



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November 10, 2017

Researching the necessity of your dance

Why do you dance?
Why do you need to create?

to research in it, the best way is to find your 10 problems, and letting them to devour you.

"I usually solve my problem, by letting them devour me." (Kafka)

This is the same way of "Bug's walk" of Hijiata.

Bugs walk

1. A bug is crawling on the back of your right hand,
2. A second bug is creeping down from your left side of your neck to your back,
3. A third bug is wriggling up along your inner thigh,
4. A fourth bug is squirming down from your left shoulder to your chest,
5. A fifth bug …   Ah, where is it?
6. You're so itchy, here and there. You can’t stand still. 
You're pushed away from here by itchiness.

7. Itchiness under your chin, itchiness at the base of your ears, itchiness around your elbows, itchiness around your kneecaps, itchiness around your waist,   Ah! There're five-hundred of them!
8. Around your eyes, around your mouth, in your ears, between your fingers, in every mucous membrane.    Five thousand bugs
9. A bug on every hair,
10. A bug in every pore,
11. From there thirty thousand bugs are crawling down into your guts and eating them voraciously,
12. Having eaten them up the bugs are coming out of your body through the pores,
   Now they are eating the space around your body,
13. Now the bugs are full of the outer space and eaten by another kind of bugs,
14. The condition is being eaten up by another-another kind of bugs.
15. ( Half a billion bugs on a tree. The inside is all gone. )
16. It is your end. ( The will has transformed just the bug or the sense of material.).  

 

"Bugs walk" has many layers to deepen.
The first stage of Bugs walk is just dance as the text.
Bugs moves you. Bugs eaten up you. Bugs change the world.

The second stage of it, is to put your own Qualia into "Bugs".
Your own Qualia moves you. Your own Qualia eat you. Your own Qualia change the world.

The third stage is to put your problems into "Bugs".
Find ten problems of you.
Your problems moves you.
Your problems devour you.
Your problems change the world.
When a problem eats Life, Life always accept it as a twisted Qualia, and response it with reversing the twist.
When your ten problems devoure you, Life will try various <Reverse Twist>.
ten problems devour you, and Life do the <Reverse Twist>.
Dance all of them.

In that chaos, you must get a deep Qualia for your Life.
It will guide you to the very reason of your dance, and your necessity of the creation.




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 It's Rhizome under the Tree
November 6, 2017

Tree-Rhizome method

There are infinite patterns to shift from Tree to Rhizome , and Rhizome to Tree.
We investigate in the infinite possibility of it this week.
It is the first experiment to research it in the Subbody history.

We are not caught in the Tree, and not stuck with Rhizome.
It is not able to become free truly, until we can come and go freely among the both worlds of Tree and Rhizome.
Now that scientists all over the world are captivated by a dualistic Tree logic, only we are doing this adventure in the world beyond the Tree and Rhizome.

We become subconscious mode and remeber the forgotten memories of the transformation among Tree and Rhizome.

We research with subbody and cobody in the interesting transformation among Rhizome and Tree and share it each other.

We can research it in the Solo, Duet, Trio and various numbers of cobody.

<Tree-Rhizome in the Solo>

Transform from chaotic movement as slime mold, smoke bug, and so on to an appearance of Tree shape, for example a solid shape or mechanical movement as Tree like a Kugutsu body and so on.

<Tree-Rhizome in the duet>

Find a surprising moment to change from chaotic pair movement like as rhizoming duo or contact and air contact improvisation to a unizon.
And break the unizon as Tree to Rhizome resonance duet.

<Tree-Rhizome in the subbody=cobody>

Shift from a chaotic cobody movement to a special Tree resonance pattern of cobody as line, Squer, circle, box, tower and so on, and break it to another Rhizoming cobody.

In both thought and movement, we are going to acquire techniques to switch freely between the Tree and Rhizome.

For more than 10 years ago, I have wanted to realize this technique, but was unable to succeed until now.
But, finally it is going to be able to experiment and share with everyone.
So,
this <Tree-Rhizome technique> became possible for the first time in the world.



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<Boxed cobody> in the drawing of Hans Bellmer 
November 4, 2017

What is the real Healing?

Basis of subbody Resonance Butoh is to untangle the unconscious blockages, binds and all of those entanglment in the darkness of the body.


Sometimes they appear as a trauma, shadow, not-me, nightmare, stiffness, sickness, habit, adiction, dissociated personality, and many kinds of subbodies=cobodies.
We release them with giving a shape and movement one by one as subbody=cobody. To imagine a picture of Ballmer that many bodies are trapped in a box, is usefull to get the image of the entanglement. Countless Subbodies are tucked into the narrow place of the darkness of body. Because Life resonates in the non-dual and multi-dimensional Qualia. They are tangled with each other, and became unknown blockage and bind of mind/body. Our consciousness cannot understand how to unleash them. Because some of them are connected not only as a subconscious body, but with archetypes in the collective unconscious realm that were hidden during the human history spanning 7 million years. The deeper cobodies such as
<Swam cobody>, <Forest cobody>, <Chimera cobody>, <Boxed cobody>, <Dismal Air cobody> <Huddling cobody> might be connected to the Non-dual <Prototype Qualia> of Life history of 4 billion years. The reason why we cannot distinguish subbody and cobody is due to it. Some of their origin is not only one's personal history of at most several decades, but millions years history. They must be solved through dancing as subbody=cobody.
Listen to Qualia that are entangled in the darkness of the body, and unleash them one by one. There's no way to understand the order by consciousness, only subbodies are familiar with the most optimum order. It is the <Jo-Ha-Kyu of Healing Life>, we have to just follow it.

Folow the motif than the theme, and listen to the Qualia than the motif!

The modern dance was bound by the narrow thinking habit that we need clear theme for creation. It is stupid because it is bound by the illusion that our consciousness can controll the creation of Life, though our consciousness knows less than 1 percent of the darkness of body. Such as the theme that came up in the head, is not to be involved in such as multi-dimensional entanglement of Qualia in the darkness of the body, it just fly above the box of mystery.
Why we must not dance from such themes? Because it does not affect to the real state of Life.
The conscious theme flies high above the Life, and the dance is trapped in a narrow dualistic appearance.
Stop the dualistic theme orientated thinking, and listen carefully to non-dual Life.
A tendency of Qualia with orientation would become your motif, but motif is still bound by a partial tendency.
Dance beyond the motif, and follow the subtler Qualia in the body at each moment, they can guide us to dance all entanglement in the non-dual and multi-dimensional.
Only by starting from there, we can unleash the extreme complex of entangled Qualia one by one in one performance. Ten or twenty subbody=cobodies will come out with the reverse twisting from the box in the entangled Abyss.
They will come up as <Flower-Secret-Mystery>. Only Life knows the optimum timing and form. Just follow the necessary <Jo-Ha-Kyu> of Life.
It's the Butoh of Life.



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November 2, 2017

Creating Each Own Butoh Score

We have investigated in Hijikata's Butoh score , "Quiet House" and "Sick dancing Princess".
This week, we started to create each own Butoh Score.
We did bodily reading of Hijikata's Butoh score, and next we translate it into Qualia language.
It is easy, because yesterday we translated all Qualia of subbody=cobody into visual channel and drew a the subbody drawings.
Today, we put them into the language channel.

Especially, the <Kyu> part of 'Quiet House", secsion 25, 26 and 27
are the
<Kyu of Momiyose> that we dance all Qualia in a short time with <Jumping Wildly>.

25. (Nightmare)

The nightmare is this naked body

1. Bugs, face of Michaux, face of a girl and face of horse, a woman with perm, face of fool, face of a person drawn by Bosch, hands that beg to be saved

2. A dog, a flower, a shadow, and a rhythmically jumping bug

  

26. Right in the middle of the strange development

1. Replace the love, which spirals into the hands, into the skull completely

2. A nerve became a stick, and a stick became a beggar. The beggar was waving a flag. It was a large bird.

3. When the neck stretched as a horse neck, the elastic of the finger stretched too. During the process, the point of view changed to eyes of point. It was exposed to the reduction and regeneration by X. At that time, the nails got jammed into the back, the whereabouts grew up astray, and through the new regeneration, a small mime was born.

4. The inside overflowed to the outside, and what overflowed returns to the harbor of mask. The mask sets sail toward the forest.

5. A wind of forehead, the forehead was bound. I ran through the leaf of hands and the path of plants and I finally became a stake man.

6. In the picture of abyss, in all phenomena’s 1 am, the peacock of Mr. Yanagida is completed.

 

27. The participation into the skin 

1. A small flower inside a small skull, extremely fine gaze, the nerve witnessed sticks outside the head, the gaze that is sorting the sticks by the forehead.

2. A walking blind with a small face is like a monkey. Lightning struck the head of monkey. A small flower blooms inside the head; a spinning thread song is heard.

3. The stretched out old woman will become a sheet of paper. The woman will ride on the paper like a moth.

4. A samurai commander becomes a queen; the queen will be put in a box of joints. The reincarnation from the box is the dancer, Hoopee.



This trial is the first time in the Subbody Butoh. Because of my limitation. I am not good at language channel, it was an inferior complex. I was bound by it for a long time. Then I could not guide people to create own Butoh score.
Only this year, something is changed and I become to open the language channel flexiblly, though slowly.

The result was amazing! Each dancer could create so rich butoh score and choreography.

Sorry, the old students till last semester! Always my limitation binds your creativity.
But, this is very slow process to de-self own limitation and to open new horizon.




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October 31, 2017

Kafka and Hijikata

'In the fighting between you and the world, support the world! '
F. Kafka

'I usually solve the problems to let them devour me. '

F. Kafka


I introduce two words of F.Kafka who influenced me in my youth.

Both words is the same meaning.
Normally our ego and self is bound by the dualistic illusion, that I am this side, and the enemy is the opposite side or the world side.
When we keep same attitud, it is unable to solve the issue radically.
To solve it from the foundamentals we need to take off the habit that is bound by the dualistic illusion of conflict of the self and the world.
We need to take off from the holizon of the dualistic division, and shift it toward the holizon of Life Resonance.

Kafka's way of sollution was it.
He support the world to attack him.
He let the issues to devour him.
This is the radical shift from the dualistic bind to non--dual, and multi-dimansional Life Resonance world as it is.

By this method, he could create his novels, "The Metamorphosis", "The Castle", "The Judge" and so on.

Also, it is the same way of Hijikata who danced the "Quiet House" and wrote "Sick Dancing Princess".

Let's dance the world of Life Resonance transparently, not being bound by the dualistic and childish bound of self and the world.



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October 25, 2017

<Rhizoming Share>

Conditioning No.7 <Rhizoming> is to transform to Rhizome with taking of the all conditions of "Human".
Cut your body into thousand pieces, and each part can intiate a specific transformation that resonate with specific Qualia. And the next parts are infected gradually, till whole body transformed.

This week, each researcher found own rhizoming. Some of them got so unique rhizoming with full of "blood of dance".
Until last year, we stopped here. We didn't know how to develope it from subbody(individual) rhizoming to cobody rhizoming.

This year, we found a novel experiemnt to share each one's rhizoming process with others as cobody.
There are some stages of the experiment.


< Rhizoming Share>

1. Each one find own rhizoming.

2. in the standing circle position, a person shows own rhizoming that a specific Qualia trasforms from a part to other part of body, and the others copy it. End of the rhizoming, the first person pass Qualia to next person.
And the second person starts own rhizoming, the others share it.

3. In the swarm position like a bird group, top person who is not able to see others initiates own rhizoming and the others follow. When top person change head direction, next person who cannot see the others initiates.

4. Random <Rhizoming Share>
In the free resonance improvisation, evryone researchs own rhizoming. One of them, becomes "Promoter" who follow another persons rhizoming. And the others follow it.

5. It becomes <Resonant Rhizome> naturally.

Twenty years investigation of the <Rhizoming> technique found a process of <Rhizoming Share> that grows to <Resonant Rhizome> that each dancer can chage the world developement through only subtle Life Resonance without any choreographer and director.

It would eventually develope from the small experiments in the dancing world to a model for the large experiments that will change the world through Life Resonance.

The speed of the growth of method is like this very slow. But it is the same as Life evolution that happen only one mutation in millions years initiates and promotes a small evolution.
We need to wait for the timing patiently.



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October 20, 2017

<Dismal Air> ---Subtle Resonant Rhizome in "Sick Dancing Princess"

In "Sick Dancing Princess" there are so many subtle world transformation through Life Resonance.
We can co-create it through cobody transformation through subtle Life Resonance.
This is also World Rhizoming Transformation process of Resonant Cobody in <Dismal Air>.

The following Cobody Butoh Score named <Dismal Air> is to practice it.
Essential point is to be aware of Subtle Life Resonance among dancers, objects and invisivle behind world.

<Dismal Air>

1. Smoke Bug Walk
2. Random Rhizoming
3. Resonance in stillness
4. Body Huddling
5. Randome Rhizoming
6. Becoming Wall
7. Random Rhizoming
8. Deep Kneeling to Resonate with Prototype
9. Sooty Princess who struggles with Illusions of Archetype
10. Rolling Stone
11. Random Rhizoming
12. Human Walk
13, Humanoid
14, System Error
15. Melting down to Slime Mold
16. Starfish Roll
17. Raising up Slime Mold -one by one
18. Smoke Bug Walk
19. Boxed Cobody
20. Big Tree
21. Moving Forest
22. Animal Swarm
23. Resonance in Stillness
24. Smoke Bug walk
25. Disappearing

We can develope the variations infinitely through Life Resonance in the real co-creation.



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October 19, 2017

<Dreaming Share> meets "Sick Dancing Princess"

This week, we started co-reseach in "Sick Dancing Princess".
At first, we did Language reading that understand the meaning of the text, and proceed to Body reading that graspe it by bodily movement.
And this year we add one more step that we tried to remember the forgotten dismal memories by the new method of the year <Dreaming Share>.
We became subconsciuo mode by self-hypnosis technique and tried to remember the most strange, creepy, mysterious forgotten memory in each life.
Then, same Qualia as "Sick dancing Princess" came out from each dancers darkness of body one after another.

So, The investigation in "Sick Dancing Princess" and <Dreamong Share> were indipendently proceeded, but that day suddenly they became oneness.
The method of <Dreaming Share> was the very same way of Hijikata's writing of "Sick Dancing Princess".

Hijikata lived in a room by alone and meditated by his secret way and one day he called his wife Akiko Motofuji and a few students to write down his speaking of the proto-text of "Sick Dancing Princess". The proto-text was so chaotic, because he spoke just following his inner Qualia stream. It didn't follow the gramar of Japanese, without clear subject and object.
Then he asked a famous poet Takano Kikuo who loves Hijikata's Butoh to arrange the proto-text by minimum correction. Then the final text was born. He did auther review and corrected it two times. One is when he post it to the theater magazine in each month of 1977. And last change when he published it as a book (1983).
Then the final book text that we can read now was born.

Now we got the same method that Hijikata spoke the proto-text. Each subbody also spoke just Qualia language without gramer and logic.
But, we share the almost same Qualia in the darkness body and subconscius body has full of resonativity beyond the self and others. In the <Dreaming Share>, subbody become cobody, cobody become subbody in non-dual and multi-resonance Abyss.

This year we will co-create each piece with deepening this method toward the 15th Himalaya Butoh Festival.
It must full of novel experiments and creations to dance the unexplore butoh of "Sick Dancing Princess".




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October 15, 2017

Toward The Non-Dual, beyond all Dualistic Illusions

Hijikata wrote, "We have to sink down into the non-dual realm beyond the differentiation of self and others. Butoh is the task to open new meeting of human."

Zeami investigated in deep beauty, " (Feel)ー心 (Heart = (Kan, Life Resonance)

Zeami who was a founder of Japanese Noh dance, had investigated in what is the Beauty of Noh dance.

In his "Kadensho (What is Flower)" written in his age 40's, he defined it by three elements: Flower, Interesting, and Rarity.

But, in the later years, he said that in the previous difinition, it was still bound by the work of human heart, when we recognize it as "Oh, flower blooms!   Interesting! or Rare!".

But, There are moments that we are unexpectedly moved by something spontaneously without the work of heart such as "Flower!", "Interesting!" or "Rare!".

"What is it that Life is moved without the work of the heart? "

Normaly we use the word "( Kan)" to express to feel. But, it is work of human heart, he had to invent a new word (Kan) to express it, He delete a Heart (心)form the character of that means to feel.

He had to invent a new word <>.

It is just Life Resonance that is transmitted from Life to Life beyond the function of the human heart.

He had met the secret of the Beauty It is Life Resonance itself.

(Feel)ー心 (Heart = (Kan, Life Resonance)


Philosopher Nietzsche also sunk into the Non-Dual realm beyond Good and Evil. He knew well that those dualistic judgements were just human illusion that christianity and nation-state built.

"When you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you."
Today is the 173rd anniversary of the birth of Friedrich Nietzsche.
Before people noticed the Life Resonance, they grasped it in such a way as to look and to be looled like this. This awareness was the first step to notice the Life Resonance.
In rephrasing this by our words right now,
"Life is resonating with the invisible Abyss in non-dual and multi-dimensional realm".

Now we are going to the Non-Dual realm to dance the unexplored Butoh world that Hijilata wrote as "Sick Dancing Princess".

After twenty years struggle with it, slowly we get how to dance it.



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October 8, 2017

How to Open the Future
- 50 years with the dead friend, Yamazaki

My friend Hiroaki Yamazaki died today 50 years ago, in the Anti-Vietnam War movement, on October 8, 1967.
Every October 8, I have danced with Yamazaki by J.S.Bach, Cello Suite No. 2, BWV 1008. That dance changed into a number of varietions, and became the the lists on bottom.
Today, on 50 years Anniversary day of him, I looked back on my whole life.

Eyes from the Future

Butoh lives in the country of the dead, and sees this real world from the other world.
"Things that disappear only from the point of rotting, opening really life is rather similar to becoming a dead man" (Hijikata Tatsumi)
Zeami always keeps watching himself from a distance eyes. It is called as
"Distant eyes".
Hijikata called this
"Nest of forests, nest of eyes"
In addition to these, I have seen myself with
"Eyes from the Future".
We look at the present from the future which the present problems were solved. Then we can see what problems are left unresolved at this time and what signs of resolution are born.

I learned this "Eyes from the future" from a thinker Yutaka Haniya. Koya. Haniya is the man who called "Embryo meditation" in Hijikata Butoh. No, not only Haniya, but many Japanese thinkers and activists of the 1960s shared this eyes.
The poet Gan Tanigawa muttered.
"Oh, that's just the Nation-State of the Future"
Takaaki Yoshimoto also kept this eyes constantly. Finally, in the
"African stage of mind", he arrived at the animistic primitive mindset of humankind which is resonating in non-dual and multidimensionally transforming. The african stage mind is sleeping in the abyss of all our mental phenomena, and restoring exchange with it is a hope leading to the future. he thought so.
Tatsumi Hijikata who lived in that period also shared it in his bodily experiences of Butoh.
"Humans still do not know even one millionth of the mythical order, historical order, and the coming unknown order in the Future."
"Let's go down to the place of relationship of encounter of non-differentiated state of self and others."
"Butoh is the task of getting down to the root of that relationship."


"non-differentiated state of self and others" is equivalent to the world of resonance qualia resonating in the non-dual and multidimensionally transforming and flowing of "African stage of mind" reached by Yoshimoto.


Sprouts of Rhizome

I have always asked the question to Life.
"What do you want to do most?"
"In what kind of world do you want to live?"

Life responds, not by words, but through faint indications and dreams.
"I want to live in an unexpectedly interesting world.
In a world where all Life can be played as much as they wish. "
"Rhizome is good without hierarchical force of Tree."


This world is full of too many constraints to suppress Life.
My philosophical teacher Gilles Deleuze grasped our human history as a struggle between hierarchical
Tree and coming Rhizome.
Rhizome is the embryonic form of the future society discovered by philosopher Gelles Deleuze. Every Life is not bound by anything, it freely connects across all boundaries and freely separates. There is no center and there is no hierarchical relation.

Indeed, the Tree exists only in this human world. it is a long illusion of human.
All the worlds other than human society are Rhizome.
There is neither the center nor the upper and lower in the macro Universe. The Universe is Rhizome.
The micro cosmos of the String Resonance that is grapsed by the novel String theory is also perfect Rhizome.
According to the String theory, everything that exists in the Universe is caused by a change in the resonance pattern of a vibrating String in a very small size of eleven dimensions.
All vibrating strings are free to connect with other strings, 2 becomes 1, and immediately it is separated into 3. Because it is constantly transforming and flowing, String have not countable number. Deleuze probably did not know the String theory, but the micro world of String Resonance is exactly the Rhizome itself.
And also Qualia that resonates inbetween Life and world are consisted by the String infinitely changing and resonating.

The nation, politics, religion, law, economy, morality, information management system, value judgment that mankind has produced in the past several thousand years are all captured in this dualistic Tree illusion.
I see our presence from the Future where these Nations and other Trees will die.

Resolving every moment

Subbody Resonance Butoh has been exploring in Himalaya for the past 20 years. We investigated in how is it possible to realize such the Future of Rhizome.
In the process of the past twenty years, we found the practical methods of
"Resonant Rhizome" and "Dreaming Share" that transform and flow beyond boundaries between self and other, inside and outside, me and the world and so on. They are the practical way to enter the non-dual and multi-dimensional Resonance world.

And at the moment instantly co-creating the dance, when a tendency of Tree that destroy the free rezonance of Rhizome of Life like a mad King or General come out, we immediately catch it and try to vanish it at each moment by the "De-self conditioning", we try to find the sprout way of the Rhizome possibility, and it has been supported and amplified.
We call this series of task as
<Rhizoming> (to become Rhizome).

In the limited worlds such as Butoh co-creation, there are people who hold the existing authorities such as choreographers and directors. Sometimes our Egos are influenced by the old way, and the leadership that force others and control others. Sometimes one of us is trapped by the tendency like politicians or generals who kill all others that are contrary to themselves.
Since we always try to be Transparent that listen to inside 50% and 50% outside, we continue to be Transparent in dancing that is not caught and foeced by anything, so we noticed it at the moment when those tendencies came out and immediately calm down it.
And, instead of way of Tree like general, we find another method of Rhizome.
We erased the Tree that is born every moment, and trying to become Rhizome.
It is a pleasant path for Life, because it is a way to follow the essense of Life.
In Rhizome, we can open infinite creativity, originality and resonativity (resonance ability) of Life, inherent world transformations are born one after another, and continue to co-create through Life Resonance.

Toward the out of Himalaya

We have been honing creation in the Subbody Resonance Butoh Himalaya that has kept safe distance from the daily world for 20 years, now we are going out of Himalaya to realize the Life Resonance with local comunity and society in various places.
In the real relationship with societies, we will try to diffuse the way of Life Resonance Rhizome to the world.
Already, we have continued experiments to explore the possibility of Life Resonance in the numbers of Europe tours and India tours.
It is about to be reborn as a co-creative tour of a new Life Resonant Art beyond the genre of activities.

Issues of new Life Resonance

There are still a lot of unresolved issues to go.
How can we realize the vivid Life Resonance among local people and the unknown, seemingly grotesque dances like Butoh. There are limitless issues for invention.
Sometimes the voice and song experiments that involves a butoh dance like "Utai" of the traditional Japanese Noh dance, and involves audience into different dimensions which Butoh opens from the depths of Life.
Sometimes a funny drama such as "Kyogen" may also be usefull.
By resonating with local musicians, artists, installations etc. In each region, we will expand the network of Rhizome of Life Resonance to India and the world.

<De-politics>,<De-Tree> at every moment

Everywhere, in every situation, <de-politicalism> and <de-self> are to be carried out.
In the dance, collaboration and the process of making it, we will realize <de-centered>, <de- hierarchy> at the moment when a center or a general and hierarchical relationships are about to be born, we will convert it to Rhizome.
In this way, we will show and share the way of <Rhizoming> that we can get out of the hierarchical order and politics that we are trapped and felt to escape impossible.
That is the second stage of worldwide Rhizoming tour.
We will materialize experiments of Rhizoming that we have been exploring for over 20 years in Himalaya within the contact point with the community.
This is a certain way to change the world slowly through the only subtle Life Resonance without Politics.

Now every political activity that uses information propagation and violence has been totally invalidated and stopped breathtaking by the mighty information management system completed in the last half century.
However, rather than politics, pure life resonance can pass through the eyes of any information system management network and expand that circle.
This seemingly to be the most roundabout, it is the way to change that real world certainly.
For the graduates of the resonance cram school, more than 1,000 people have spread from Himalaya to the rest of the world over the past two decades, and the pipples of unique Life Resonance is expanding in each place.
Eventually it will be handed down to the 2nd generation, 3rd generation.
The future is in Life Resonance.

Please, support the Life Resonance Art!

This is my present trip with Hiroaki Yamazaki, a friend who died in the anti-Vietnum war movement 50 years ago.
Here is my 20 year Butoh performances.
All the creators of them are the Dead friend in my darknesss of body; Hiroaki Yamazaki, Toshiaki Tsuji, Kenji Hashimoto and total eighty dead students.

Infectious Fever / Osaka 1998
Dead Fever / Kyoto 1998
Black Fever / Budapest 2000
Unfold Fever / India 2001
Yamazaki, Reborn! / Poland 2014
Yamazaki, Hit my body by Stone! / India 2015
Yamazaki, Reborn as Resonant Rhizome! / Germany 2015
Beyond the boundaries Wheelchair Butoh / Hungary 2015
Banyan Tree-Rhizome / India 2016
Sleep Yamazaki, sleep Yamasawa! / Poland 2016
Whereaobout of Missing Guys / India 2017

I am now trying to open up a Future Life Resonance Art with Yamazaki and others.
If your Life resonates even a little, I would like to ask you for support, any amount.

<Support Destination>
Account name : ordinary account Ryuji Oka
Bank name : Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank Sannomiya Branch
Store number - account number : 462 - 33383192

<Usage of support money>
● Create a new life resonance art network in India
India resonance art tour
● Co-create life resonance art beyond the boundary with people with disabilities
Wheelchair Butoh Project
● Support poor youth in India and the third world to learn Life Resonance Art
Youth support project
● Expand the network of Life Resonance Art throughout the world
World Life Resonance Butoh tour
● Support Himariya Resonance Butoh's Butoh Festival
Subbody Resonance Butoh Festival

We are working on building a donation website that will introduce these activities and ask for donation.
We will inform you when it is completed.



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Butoh Images of Quiet House 
 
What is Butoh? Rich Definition of Butoh 
 

"What is Butoh?"
---A narrow definition to be poor, and deep definition to enrich

Students ask me often, "What is Butoh?"

I reply, "There are two kinds of definition. One is a narrow definition to be poor, another is deep definition to enrich.

Narrow definition limits the butoh, another definition is to open butoh into infinite potentiality of creativity of Life.

Before, also I was bound by the narrow definition as "Butoh is the corpse(=dead body) that tries to stand desperately."

Also I have tried as the following ten years before;

 

"What is butoh?

I have found three essential components of Hijikata's Butoh:

1.  To abandon all conditions as a human, and to transform into a "Suijakutai (Weakened body or Collapsed body)" which resonates with spirits of the dead, insane, handicapped, and collapsed.

2.  To enter dimensions other than that of the human world, and to become a survivor of another world.

3.  To look at the living world as a dead spirit from another world. (We call this the "Near life" body, which has the opposite position as that of "Near Death."(The Butoh 1st chapter)

You can see the struggle in the article of "The Butoh 1st chapter".

 

These might be true for a specific period of butoh, but narrow truth that binds butoh in the limited activity that Hijikata and Ohno tried in a specific time. If you research the history of butoh, you can notice that it was infinite experiments to try diverse possibilities of beauty.

From the resistance against modern dance and ballet, Avant-garde, the rebellion against the values of the modern society(1960'),

As the peak of it, the agressive butoh in the "Revolt of body" (1968),

Invention of the weakened body (1970'),

Infinite investigation in the unexplored 'Butoh of Life' in the "Sick Dancing Princess"( 1976-86).

 

When we research the whole life of them, we can find that butoh is the continuation of infinite quest of novel beauty. So, in one word he just tried to create novel beauty in what people does not regard as the beauty.This is the deeper definition of butoh. It can open butoh into bottomless creativity of Life. It makes butoh richer and deeper by opening unknown possibility of Life.

 

When I was young, was bound by only the narrow definitions of weakened butoh and denied the other styles of butoh. Young Lee had to be an arrogant boy that thought to know well about Life and Universe, but in fact it is just an illusion of Ego. We don't know about the infinite Abyss of Life and Universe at all. Ego has to learn the humility to the Life. It takes time. It need long long journey into the Abyss of Life to get the humility and notice the necessity to take off the Ego.

 

So, now we can follow the richer and deeper definition of butoh as the following;

 

Butoh is an infinite activity to invent a novel beauty in what nobody notices as the beauty.

 

It is to bring us an infinite freedom, a bottomless freedom with vague fears, isn't it?

 

 

 
Michel Foucault 
September 5, 2017

Become Transparent Life


"Do not ask who I am and do not ask me to remain the same. More than one person, doubtless like me, writes in order to have no face." ― Michel Foucault

 

 

Become Transparent

Foucault who declared the death of human beings, refused to be treated as a "human" with the character of some kind of personality.
In the darkness of the body, there are countless tendencies, not just the surface personality facing society and others
He was writing as a rhizome of these multiple tendencies with cooperating by mixing and separating.
Many questioners who misunderstood themselves as "human beings", projected their illusion of himan to him. He could not endure that they tried to label Foucault as "someone in man" as themselves.
Foucault took off all human conditions, and tried to become something not human, to become "what is after human beings".
There is no word to name it yet.
It is not proper to name it such as "superhuman" like Nietzsche.
Foucault died without his name. Foucault's allies Gilles Deleuze discovered the idea of ​​"Rhizome".
It refers to the way of being generated and changing into the "future human beings after humans" by taking off the conditions of various modern "human" conditions.
Because I am their disciple, I live on the way to it, I inherited the name "Rhizome".

Subbody and cobody that come out from the darkness of body are not single, but something can not be counted.
It constantly resonantes, transforms, separates freely and connects to other subbodies flexibilly to become cobody.
There is no fixed face and no home, neither the center nor the frontier.
Indeed, subbody = cobody is a Rhizome.
In Foucault, as several people wrote to erase their faces, we dance as well to become transparent Life as numerous subbodies=cobodies come in and out.

Take off the 'Human' and become transparent Life which resonate with everything, not being bound by both of inside and outside. Life accept everything and after long waiting, invent a necessary creation to survive by 'Reverse Twist'.

Reverse Twist

All creation is the 'Reverse Twist'. Face the all twisted (=pressed, invaded) Qualia in your Life from the world, and find the timing of 'the Reverse Twist' to change it to an unavoidable creation.
It is the way of Life for us, and Butoh of Life.

Share the necessary creation for Life

Primordial Life could not resonate well with oxygion gas at all, because it was so strong poison, Life had to keep safe distance with oxygen for a billion years. And proteo bacteria invented the way of resonance with oxygen as cell breathing. We share the invention in the cell as a Mitochondria, then we can breath in the air now.
Though our Subbody Resonance Butoh creations are so small than the invention of the 'Oxygen breathing', if it is necessary invention for surviving, it is worth to share with all Life.
This is the reason to perform our Butoh. To share our own best with Life, it is the performance of Butoh of Life.

Become Transparent

To become transparent, means to be released from all twisted Qualia both of inner restriction and outer restriction. We need to release from Ego, Self, various personalities which is twisted, warped, limited in the life history, sexualities, nationalities, archetype and prototype which is hidden in the darkness of body and from the society, nation-state, and all boundaries in the world. 

"More than two persons writes in order to have no face"

In the short word of 'face' Foucault implied so many elements as the above. So, no face means the same as Transparency. Also for us, more than ten subbodies and cobodies create butoh in order to be transparent. We need to continue infinite subbody butoh creation by the 'reverse twist', so that to overcome so many restrictions in the darkness of body. Our life is long travel toward 'the Transparent Life'.


Why Transparent?

Despite that I have tried to be transparent for long years, still I was bound by so many opaque Qualia in the darkness of body every moment. It is not so easy to be transparent, and the opaque tendencies always possess me and dominate me by unknown force. I feel that I was always twisted by them in each moment. That's why to be released from them is necessary for me to survive and become Transparent Life.



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14th International Butoh Festival Himalaya 2017
 
 Whereabouts of Missing Guys
Rhizome Lee and cobody
8 August, 2017

Missing guys in me

In the darkness of my body, many debrises lost are living. They come out occasionally, and surprise me.
I began to search for the those missing guys and tried to dance them at the 14th Butoh Festival.
I was hiding myself behind the students' last performances.
I explored while went back and came up between the 'Behind world' and this world.
However, in truth, I did not understand at all, what I was doing myself.
Somehow, there is no choice, but to do so for the last few years, I just followed the impulse of my subbody.

<Dance the behind, between, under, and above on!>

For some reasons I have completely lost the will to dance in the center of the stage for the last few years.
I just tried to dance behind the students, between the legs, below and above the body etc.
I've been searching for an unusual places.
There was a faint feeling that it may lead to discovering a new dancing places.

Two months after that, during the summer Eurasia Resonant Butoh tour, I have experienced encountering among myself when I was a child who was forgotten, one after another.

In the first encounter happened while following Dara's instruction who guided the wheelchair workshop in Hungary.
While I was carrying my secret Qualia of water, Suddenly I met a scene when I was 3 years old, the Jane typhoon attacked my place Wakayama.
My grandfather who was holding the glass door of the entrance with tatami from the inside, a wood plate blowing up with strong wind, hit my grandfather's head.
My young father carried the grandfather to a hospital in the typhoon while whole body became full blood.
In the final performance of the Wheelchair Butoh entitled "Beyond the Boundary", I danced my father carrying a bloody grandfather.

The second encounter with the missing person is happened in the Budapest Butoh workshop.
Eva who is the participant from fifteen years ago, performed her childhood memory in the <Dreaming Share> practice.
When she danced against her father who wielded violence against her mother or herself in the childhood, I was moved deely. Unexpectedly a forgotten memory came back, because I experienced a similar experience when I was 9 year old.
My parents were struggling, and my mother attacked father, father kiched her strongly. My mother's body flied in front of me, and fallen from the edge side, I had no power to save her at all.
I had no choice but to look at it, and my sadness transformed like a stone in my mind.
The stone of the sorrow was still exists in my chest, and untouchable because it is so fresh.
I realized that I could not still dance the stone of that sorrow.

The third encounter is the Ozora festival in Hungary.
It happened while I was listening to a concert of two Japanese persons called Ma Om.
It was a beautiful ambient music.
The moment I first heard their sound, the impulse was that I do not want to listen to it.
I tried to get away from the place, but I endured to listen to it.
While being patient, I listened to my Life with self-hypnosis, "Why did such an impulse come up against this music?".
Then, I met a boy who was at the age of 10, I went to the beach of Kainan, Wakayama as everyday, I have continued watching the sea when the setting sun went down.
The music which was performed by Kigongi and electronic guitar, repeated as the ocean wave while slightly changing the sounds.
I was led by the music of the sea wave and I met myself 10 years old boy watching the sea.
But, for some reason, that boy was forgotten for a long time.
I continued listening to the darkness of the body further, why had I forgotten the ten years old boy.
Then, at the age of 12, my family would like to escape from Kainan city to Osaka at night.
At the same time, the beach of Kainan was landfilled for construction of a petrochemical complex.
I was clambing and swimming in that beach every year since I was a child.
I felt sad that I can not bear with having my favorite beach disappear.
After that, I have never visited again to that city.
And the 10 years old watching the sea, he was erased from my memory as if he had committed suicide.

It was two days after I met my fourth boy who had forgotten.
On the last eve of the final show at the Ozora Festival,
I listened to my Life the reason why the 10 years old boy was watching the sea every evening.
Suddenly, a memory that my parents talked to sell me to his elder brother, and I was shocked to hear it at the next room in the middle of the night, revived me.
"In fact, my elder brother is saying that he would like to get Ryuji" my father is talking.
My father was the second in the ten brothers and sisters, worked in a clothes store operated by his elder brother.
"My elder brother adopts Ryuji and let him graduate a medical university and make him a doctor.
Will you persuade Ryuji tomorrow?" My father was asking my mother.
(No way, my mother would not be able to cooperate with such a thing)
I guessed so and fell asleep.
But the next morning my mom smiled while talking about breakfast and started talking gently.
"Ryuji, you have a good story, are you going to be adopt of your uncle?
You will be able to enter a medical university and will be a doctor.
How about going? "
(Both of my parents are trying to sell me!
My mother was a fake mother!)
I shocked and shouted that I hated it loudly.
I cried with enough momentum to turn over the table.
The memory that I cried in my life was the last one.
After that I closed my heart to everyone, and became the boy who was watching the sea alone.

I was encountering one after another with my boy who had been forgotten during the Summer.
After dancing "Whereabouts of Missing guys", the subbody in me has continued to search them
throughout the days and nights.

(No way, my mother would not be able to cooperate with such a thing)
I guessed so and fell asleep.
But the next morning my mom smiled while talking about breakfast and started talking gently.
"Ryuji, you have a good story, are you going to be adopt of your uncle?
You will be able to enter a medical university and will be a doctor.
How about going? "
(Both of my parents are trying to sell me!)
I shocked and shouted that I hated it loudly.
I cried with enough momentum to turn over the table.
The memory that I cried in my life was the last one.
After that I closed my heart to everyone, and became the boy who was watching the sea alone.

I was encountering one after another with my boy who had been forgotten.
After dancing "Whereabouts of Missing guys", the subbody in me has continued to explore them
throughout the days and nights.

From now on, I will recall all my dissociated pieces, and dance them to be integrated into one Life.
Due to their trauma experiences, they were torn apart and dissociated for long years. I need to become whole self again to be Life as a whole.


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July 07, 2017

& 癇 -Two KAN of Hijikata and Zeami

 

(Kan) of Zamami and (Kan) of Tatsumi Hijikata

Both are rarely used words, but it is an essential concept that forms the basis of Beauty for two persons.

 

(Kan) of Zeami

 

Zeami who was a founder of Japanese Noh dance, had investigated in what is the Beauty of Noh dance.

In his "Kadensho (What is Flower)" written in his age 40's, he defined it by three elements: Flower, Interesting, and Rarity.

But, in the later years, he said that in the previous difinition, it was still bound by the work of human heart, when we recognize it as "Oh, flower blooms!   Interesting! or Rare!".

But, There are moments that we are unexpectedly moved by something spontaneously without the work of heart such as "Flower!", "Interesting!" or "Rare!".

"What is it that Life is moved without the work of the heart? "

 

Normaly we use the word "( Kan)" to express to feel. But, it is work of human heart, he had to invent a new word (Kan) to express it, He delete a Heart (心)form the character of that means to feel.

 

He had to invent a new word <>.

It is just Life Resonance that is transmitted from Life to Life beyond the function of the human heart.

He had met the secret of the Beauty It is Life Resonance itself.

 

(Feel)ー心 (Heart = (Kan, Life Resonance)

 

 

Based on this (Kan=Life Resonance) beyond the work of the mind, he established "the dual illusious Noh dance to go and come between this world and the other world in his late age.

Tha (Kan) is directly transmitted from Life to Life without word, and without mind.

He finally found that the essence of beauty is the Life Resonance itself.

 

Tatsumi Hijikata's <癇の花 Flower of Kan>

 

On the other hand, Tatsumi Hijikata pursued novel beauty, after undergoing various experiments of dark butoh at the young age.

He who worked on the creation of "Weakened body butoh" that reduced all dynamic movements from his dance. And finally reached to the ultimate beauty called <癇の花 Flower of Kan>.

Flower of Kan is a novel, very sensitive beauty swaying between this living world and the dead world. Life becomes weakened by accumulation of various Life Resonances; attacked, invaded, forced, eaten and so on between Life and the world.

Sometimes the mentally or physically disabled Life shows a special beauty momentary that is not able to resonate well with the world.

Tatsumi Hijikata called it as <Flower of Kan (癇の花)>

"The eyes of rocky cicadas"

Some concrete image to explain the flowers of Kan shows what id Kan?

"Butoh is not an expression, not expressing raw emotions and feelings as they are.

We swallow it once.

Then chew and wait the ferment until it is brought up to a beautiful wine.

Wait and wait and grance by the eyes of rocky cicadas that sunk down into the rock.

That is the Butoh of Life. "

 

In "Hoso-tan" (1972), he performed the near death Life which was eaten up by pimples, with a dragging crawling movement.

In the solo of "Girls" in "Summer Storm" (1973), "Quiet House" (1974), Tatsumi Hijikata could dance together with his dead sister who could not dance for many years.

Among them, crawling on the ground,

Hijikata danced <Flower of Kan> by a subtle last moment of Life.

 

Beauty of Transparent Life Resonance

 

Zeami's < Kan> and Hijikata Tatsumi's <癇の花Flower of Kan>, both of them are swaying beauty of Life that fluctuates between life and death.

They discovered the ultimate beauty as Life Resonance transmitted from the Life to the Life.

 

How can we create the novel beauty of Life Resonance in this contemporary world?

What to do is just question the Life.

Ask you Life, "What do you want most?

What difficulties do you encounter?

What are you asking for?"

The answer will be reply by the subtle tremor or fluctuation of Life at some part of your body.

Listen to life and move according to the subtle Qualia, and listen to Life again.

 

Listen,

Move,

and listen.

 

In this simple listening repetition, the seed of a fine Life Resonance technique to come is germinating.



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18 June, 2017 

What to learn from handicapped people

 

"Master, Ttsumi Hijikata said.

"Butoh dancers have to learn first from the handicapped person's gesture.

They are not disabled.

On the contrary, a healthy person who is unaware in his / her every move is in fact a prisoner of a narrow body view and is inconvenient.

Following this teaching, the disciples brought a bent convulsive movement to the dance. That was the basis of Ankoku Butoh." (Natsu Nakajima)

 

Yes, exactly!

The Subtle listening technique which is trying to share on this summer tour is to learn from the handicapped people.

Every time the handicapped people move one body hardly, they listen to the body,

grasp what changes happened and focus on the next stroke.

It is the very essential technique to learn from them.

 

Our Life is always resonates with the inner cosmos and outer cosmos through subtle Life Resonance Qualia.

Slowly move a part of your body, and listen to what Qualia changes on your body . And resonate with next Life Resonance Qualia.



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14th
International Butoh Festival Himalaya
2017


 
Carnival of Kan (Disability) / Gorka, Lee and Cobody
11 June, 2017 

This is the Rhizome of Life

We are bound by human illusion that human is most greatest being, strong is good, weak is bad, health is beautiful, disable is ugry, and so on. Those illusionss are bound by dualistic Tree system that has a hierarchy, top and bottom, center and fringe, king and slavers.
It is just illusion that we are trapped in the order of modern society and Nation-State.
When we take off those human illusion, and become Life, those illusions disappear.
We can listen to subtle Life Resonance of cell's Life without any boundaries.

This piece; "Carnival of Kan(Disability)" was performed at the final day of 14th International Butoh Festival Himalaya.

All dancers listened to inner disability and danced it with opening full resonativity on the earth as Life.
We listened to subtle cell's Life Resonance.
There are no hierarchical illusion in Life.
It is pure Rhizome of Life Resonance.
Rhizome has no top, no center, no hierarchy.
Rhziome can connect freely and separate flexibly. it is a sprout form of future.
It is pure state of Universe without human illusion. We beleive that the world must recover the full of Life Resonance.

Gorka arranged my voice and merged with sound, we have continued this experiment for three years, and now it grow up to a new Butoh style that has word voice and music like"Yokyoku" in Japanese traditional performance "Noh". We will continue to deepen this experiment.



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18 May, 2017

By losing what, do Qualia become information?

The difference between Qualia and Information

The relationship between Qualia and Information has been a mystery that can not be solved well for long time. But, it began to be solved out little by little. When Qualia are converted to information, what do they lose? When this question came up, a transparent brightness was seen at the first time. By losing what, do Qualia become information? It's Life Resonance! Qualia are generated as long as Life resonates with something. When Qualia are converted to information, they leave from the field of Life Resonance which Qualia are generated. They are converted to things that are information. Information of the image, of the sound and of the language, they can be translated into binary machine language consisting of 0 and 1. At that time, by losing the Life Resonance, Qualia are converted into Information. Only Life can resonate with Qualia. Machine never resonates with Qualia. Machine can treat only things as the information. From here, it is possible to go confront the deep mystery between Qualia and Information. I was able to find with difficulty such a point finally. Although I can not drink liquor anymore, Let the imaginary glass empty tonight. I could come to this place by researching "Sick Dancing Princess" of Tatsumi Hijikata which is full of Life Resonance. Not by any information, but by Qualia and Life Resonance, the Butoh of Life will be created.



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 A Girl / Tatsumi Hijikata 1973/


What is Hijikata doing while dancing "A Girl" solo?

Discovery of Subtle Rhizoming


This week we deepened the experiment of Kanchen, Slow Kanchen, and Subtle Rhizoming in Kanchen.

1) Kanchen: Pass various Qualia at various part of body; vibration, sway, wave, shoch, collapse and dying Qualia at random.

2) Slow Kanchen: Slow down the kanchen, and pass through a specific Qualia at a moment only at a part of body, and listen to Life what is happening?

3)
Subtle Rhizoming :
Listen to the subtle tendencies that a specific Qualia infect from a part to neibougher part of body and develope to a sequence of the tendency.


When we reached to the third stage of this experiment, I big awareness has come out.
I investigated in Hijikata's dancing in the solo of "A Girl" for a long years.
Finnaly, I noticed that this is what Hijikata was doing during the dancing "A Girl".
Each moment of a small sequence or movement, he listened to the Life Resonance that was happening between the physical movement and inner Qualia symbolized as the "Can factory".
After all, he could integrate all of the subtle Life Resonance as the Butoh Score of "Quiet House".
Please watch carefully the video above, and guess what is he listening to his body and Life. Gradually you can notice the resonance with the movement and the butoh score below.



"Quiet House"

1. “The Red God”

A girl who plans an evil deed in the rain

Keep Floor Face throughout the whole time

Obsess with Salmon Face compulsively

Stuffed spring

Nest of Forest (*1), Nest of Eyes (*2), a moth placed on a wooded board (*3)

A vaporized candy maker or the Christ drawn as a Samurai warrior

A fine spider’s thread that runs on the forehead

Beggar

Cat Waist

Behind World

Garbage disposal place

When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of flower

A fragile sound collapsed in a shed

Can Factory (*5)

Regenerate a reduction by X (*6)

Behind the mirror

        (*1) Nest of Forest: cf. Ch. 4 and Ch.5 “the far away forest”, Ch. 26 “forest”

              (*2) Nest of Eyes: cf. Ch. 5 and Ch. 7

              (*3) A moth: cf. Ch. 27

              (*4) A swaying shadow of flower: cf. Ch. 24

              (*5) Can Factory: cf. Ch. 6, Ch. 7 and Ch. 16

              (*6) A regenerate a reduction by X: cf. Ch. 7 and 26

 

 2. Important

“Shisha transform their shapes quietly yet infinitely. It is not rare that they borrow the shapes of things on the earth with unexpected nonchalance.”

 

3. “Ash girl”

Soul and Spirit

Bug

Whereabouts

Nobody visits any more

Nobody can sleep any more

Flower of density

An extreme fulfillment came to her and she became an incredibly beautiful being.

She learned the various customs of Shisha

A dream of horsemeat (*7)

A man who was dragged out of the behind room

A mad man-child sitting on a chair = a beast

Dance the beginning of Kanchen (*8) naked

Use the floor technique of Framan

The morning when a storm has come

Materializing

        (*7) A dream of horsemeat: cf. Ch. 4 and Ch. 7

        (*8) Kanchuin: cf. Ch. 5

 

4. (Vaporizing)

1.     Flower, Rain, Girl, Use all of them

        Mask or Bug

        Doll – Ash Girl – Washing Clothes – Nobody visits any more

2.     Running from Bird to Girl, Girl vaporized and sitting technique

3.     Witch [A] is vaporizing

4.     Witch, who is connected to the red salmon head, is vaporizing

5.     The Great Witch, who dreams of horsemeat, is vaporizing

6.     Various Whereabouts are vaporizing

        Water – Obon (*9) – A far away forest – Shisha

 (*9) Obon: Special days in August when ancestral spirits return home

 

5. Something that was grasped as a shadow of mind

        A girl who moves with subtle speed

        The Christ who has gone slack

        The Christ who was released with the slacked body

        Kanchuin

        Mad King’s hand (*10) – Bug, Bird (*11), Stick (*12)

        A sitting crane fly

        These are almost danced by the waltz

        Thus, the reduction by X and regeneration are flying off from the far away forest and the nest of eyes,

        And “Shisha” participate with all of these

        Someone, who appears in order to dance these things (or a Butoh dancer), has to be familiar with Bird’s fear and Bug’s fear.

        And the girl becomes the horse face and stops there.

        Also, another girl stands up and becomes a doll through a dragon fly.

        All sways stop there.

      (*10) Mad King: cf. Ch. 10 and Ch. 11, and Heliogabalus at Ch. 22

              (*11) Bug, Bird: cf. Bird's Fear and Bug's Fear at Ch. 5

              (*12) Stick: cf. Ch.18 and 27

 

6. "Can Factory"

 "Can Factory" that hides in front and behind the mirror

  

7. (Dream of Horse Meat)

I was sleeping naked, and dreamt of horsemeat

        Where did the whereabouts go?

        Mad King was put in the box (*13)

        The whereabouts of the box is connected to a fine dismantling

        Dance of hair

        Ship

        Reduction by X and regeneration

About the nest of eyes

        Bug

        Rakan (*14)

        Bear

        Tiger

        Dragon Fly

        Mustache that dances a waltz of bug, or Waltzing Mustache

        Cat

        Gunya-gunya (*15) cat

        Gunya-gunya whereabouts

        All of these compose the parts of a ship

       

        A bird with long nose hair and a bird which became a box

        The ship has taken these forms

        Or it could be seen as a dismantled ship

        I see far away leaves and nearby greens and I fly

        This is what I smelt at the “Can Factory”

 

              (*13) Box: Fold body into a smallest size. cf. Ch.19 and 27

              (*14) Rakan: Buddhism monk who is on the path of enlightenment. cf. Ch. 17

              (*15) Gunya-gunya: Slimy and amorphous

 

8. (The morning after the storm has passed)

The morning after the storm has passed, nobody visits me any more                      I stood up

A samurai commander becomes a nest with his body intact.

 

9. (Behind the mirror)

 Behind the mirror       a wall of light

        The dizziness, shivering and swaying shadow of flower are hidden in the freedom to carry the density at will.

 

10. (Mescaline)

The love affair of hands (*16) and the copy inside the skull are connected through discontinuity. A mescaline injection is given at a fingertip. Small flowers and small faces are born there.

Knitting with very fine thread, infinite mesh of stitches (*17), a fire-breathing bird and a funny bear follow Mad King while swaying (*18). In the middle of it, the head is chasing another whereabouts.

All matieres (qualia of material or sense of material) are supported by the behind world. The compound eyes (*19) and multi-layering are muddled and become unified.

        (*16) Mescaline hands: cf. Ch 14, the hands Ch. 26

              (*17) Infinite mesh of stitches: cf. the picture of the abyss at Ch. 22 and 26

              (*18) A sample of Chimera Body

              (*19) The compound eyes: cf. Ch. 11, 22 and 23

 

11 (Chimera)

Bellmer (*20) – to Funny Bear – to Horse Face

From Gaze of Deer – to Stick – to Beggar –Tiger

Bird with nose hair – Flower – to Mad King – Compound Eyes – Whereabouts

Bug – to Dog – Orangutan – to Ears of Fukusuke (*21)

Ears being pricked – Dizziness – to Front and Back of Mirror

Things that are dying in the compound eyes

Doll – Mask – Papaya – Firefly – Development of a wooden board (*22)

There are small flowers and so on

Horse Face – Girl Face – Dog – Spoon

Unification of Bug and Tree – to Behind World – A being who tries sudden development, following the path of a plant

        (*20) Hans Bellmer: German artist who made dolls with spherical joints. cf. Ch. 19

              (*21) Fukusuke: A special character who has big ears which connect to prosperity and happiness

              (*22) Development of a wooden board: Changing the number of dimensions; one dimensional space as a stick; two dimensional space as a board, plate, paper; three dimensional space as a box; four dimensional time/space as a movement; multi-dimensional time/space as qualia stream

         

12. Collapsing

 A shout and a girl – shivering before collapsing 

13. Shivering

The forms are independent (*23)

             (*23) cf. “Shivering” Ch. 24

 

14. Mescaline Hands

The issue that the hands possess will gradually become clear (*24)

              (*24) cf. Ch. 26

 

15. Slow diffusion

Keep in mind not to vaporize all at once.

        A development should be attempted in the vaporized condition.

        This issue will also become clear before long. (*25)

              (*25) cf. Ch. 26 and 27

 

16. The difficulty of changing place

The body is a dancing place. A dancing place of the hand, a dancing place of the hip, a dancing place of behind the elbow, and so on.

The depth of this dancing place is formed by overcoming the deep memories (and qualias) that were caught in each dancing place and reverse twisting them.

For example, suppose there is a house of Mr. Yanagida, and I discover that it is a very precious thing that there is a peacock in Mr. Yanagida’s yard.

And the place called “Can Factory” is narrated by the powder that was dear to me.

They become the blood of the dance.    

 

 17. (Rakan)

Bugs attach to Rakan with senile hand – Small Flower – String – Sea Shell – Scale

 

 18. (The Eyes)

Gaze deeply inside the head and eyes – Gaze deeply at the condition of the gazing deeply – If you observe from outside, it may seem to stop moving – to Gaze – to Fine Fine Stick

 

19. (Small Box of Joints)

Small box of joints – Hans Bellmer – Samurai Commander – Princess – Tiger       

  

20. (The Flower of the Whole)

The flower of the whole and the participation into the skin (*26) are homogenous.

The nightmare, in which everything is performed with drooping hands, is particular to the naked body.

       (*26) The participation into the skin: cf. Ch. 22 and 27                       

  

 

21. (Ripples)

Attacked from behind and inside, I picked a flower on the road.

Shivering, the ripples spread to the floor and to the sky.

 

22. (Heliogabalus)

In the picture of the abyss, the focus must be on the participation into the skin rather than the compound eyes. There is only one moment of Heliogabalus (*27).

Things that endure – It was the other face of dazzling moderation

              (*27) Heliogabalus: A Roman emperor; a symbol of “Mad King.” He is known for his extreme eccentricity, decadence and zealotry

 

23. Compound Eyes

1. Flower Gaze and a face wrapped by flower petals

2. Small flower inside eyeball

3. Breeding dust with eyelashes

4. A girl in the bush as a stuffed body

5. A girl and mad king in the bush and in the spider’s web

6. A girl and mad king in the bush inside eyes

[I am] waiting for an attack of the storm with the body that connects to these parts, like a puppy that felt the coming storm, or like a spoon or a firefly.

Thus, a Butoh Dancer must have the gaze that connects to those. This gaze is the eyeballs of the pink parakeet.

 24. (Shivering)

When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of flower

1. The extreme dirtiness of the enduring stuffed body

2. A waltz of cow and tree is shivering

3. When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of flower from behind

4. Shivering

5. Picking flower on the road – Walking Blind – Dog

6. Spoon – Old Woman

7. Shivering

8. Small flowers and small faces are hanging on the grid of a graph paper

9. Shivering

10. On the floor and in the sky, too

 

25. (Nightmare)

The nightmare is this naked body

1. Bugs, face of Michaux, face of a girl and face of horse, a woman with perm, face of fool, face of a person drawn by Bosch, hands that beg to be saved

2. A dog, a flower, a shadow, and a rhythmically jumping bug

  

26. Right in the middle of the strange development

1. Replace the love, which spirals into the hands, into the skull completely

2. A nerve became a stick, and a stick became a beggar. The beggar was waving a flag. It was a large bird.

3. When the neck stretched as a horse neck, the elastic of the finger stretched too. During the process, the point of view changed to eyes of point. It was exposed to the reduction and regeneration by X. At that time, the nails got jammed into the back, the whereabouts grew up astray, and through the new regeneration, a small mime was born.

4. The inside overflowed to the outside, and what overflowed returns to the harbor of mask. The mask sets sail toward the forest.

5. A wind of forehead, the forehead was bound. I ran through the leaf of hands and the path of plants and I finally became a stake man.

6. In the picture of abyss, in all phenomena’s 1 am, the peacock of Mr. Yanagida is completed.

 

27. The participation into the skin 

1. A small flower inside a small skull, extremely fine gaze, the nerve witnessed sticks outside the head, the gaze that is sorting the sticks by the forehead.

2. A walking blind with a small face is like a monkey. Lightning struck the head of monkey. A small flower blooms inside the head; a spinning thread song is heard.

3. The stretched out old woman will become a sheet of paper. The woman will ride on the paper like a moth.

4. A samurai commander becomes a queen; the queen will be put in a box of joints. The reincarnation from the box is the dancer, Hoopee.


11 May, 2017

Accept other person's issue as one's own issue

This year, we are trying <Mutual Midwife>, and it has already been tackled in Tao Sanga, my Shiatsu master, Mr. Endo Ryokyu was trying to create.
He tried it many times and failed and trying again. Through the experiments, what is the most important thing came to be clear.
It is to co-create <community that care for others>.

"Endo: What I wanted to create was a place for the training community to care for others." Such a place would not be born without the mind and action that at least each member of that group care each other.

-- I agree.

Endo: In caring for others,

1) Accept other's issues as one's own issues, not ignore it as not my issue.

2) Asking the others with positive concern.

3) Imagine the feelings of the other person and listen to the story while sympathizing.

Three are the basis. "

That's exactly right.
However, in order to realize this, we must overcome many edge Qualia.
This year's Subbody Resonance Butoh faces the problem of overcoming this.

Mutual Midwife

Either you can open all the above points, listen to yourself and others equally. Then, do not regard the problem of the partner as a stranger, accept it as your own issues, invent and share a conditioning that solves it.

Transparent Distant Eye

While accepting and those issues gradually, through <semi-passive / semi-active>, <half inside, half outside>, <50% following, 50% inventing>, <50% subconscious, 50% transparencious>, it increases transparency.
These are constant confirmation items due to be <Transparency> toward <The Subbody = Cobody Co-creation>.



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11 May, 2017

Transparent Distant Eyes

See yourself by Transparent Distant eyes, and check the follows;

1.No Duplication

Do not do Duplication of movement unconsciously.
See yourself at each moment from Distant eyes and if you find it, break it, and invent.

2. Break your habits

Do not allow your habitual arm position, leg position as usual, and invent novel poition that you have never done at each moment.

3. Remember forgotten Qualia

Listen to your Hidden skins, Hidden joints, Hidden fluid and resonate with your Qualia cloud arond your body.
Those Qualia moves your each detail, part and whole body.

4. Subtle control technique

Pass through different Qualia at dandom, at different part of your body, in diferent direction, with different rhythm.
Remember the
<Slow Kanchen>, <Silent speed>, <Listen to subtle Life Resonance>, <Carry density> and <Jumping wild>.

5. Mutual Midwife

Either opening all the above points, listen to yourself and others equally. Then, do not regard the issue of the others as a stranger, accept it as your own issue, invent and share the best conditioning that solves it.
What we are trying to co-create is a community of the future that we can care for each other.

6. Become Transparent

While accepting all of them, slowly your body will become Transparent that is <half passive, half active>, <half outside, half inside>, <half follow, half invent>, <half subconscious, half transparencious>.
These are the basic check point by your <Transparent Distant eyes> at every moment.



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 CHAINED Butoh Dance (excerpt) / Sandro Masai /
4 May, 2017

Dance your all Invisible CHAINED

This is precious gift to all of us.
He danced with the real chains transparently.
It's so pure and straight.
This chain is a symbol of all CHAINED in the world.
It lets us be aware of that we are bound by various Invisible Chaind Qualia.

We are bound by so many kind of invisible Chained.
We need to dance all of them to relaese from them.
Now we are bound by huge Information through the Internet.
Internet infromation is controlled by people who want to dominate and cotrol this world.
We are bound by not only outside, but inside, too.
We are bound by own ego, self, identity and those are bound by own histroy.
Also ego, self, identity is bound by the Nation-State, religion, law, taboo and all of common illusions.
We are bound by inner unknown tendencies, lust, impulse, desire, wish, nightmare, habit, addiction and so on.
Those are connected with many Archetype and Prototype that live in the deeper realm of darkness of body.
We need to be transparent from all of them.
We need to initialize all of them to become Transparent Life. That's why we need to dance those Qualia to release from them.

Yesterday, I guided people to find ten Qualia which some part of body-mind are bound, and neccesary to solve.
My first solo "Infectious Fever" was to try to dance ten issue that I was bound. After hundred times performance of the piece, gradually those binds disappeared, though I have to meet new deeper problems to release from.
The travel in the darkness of body is infinite process to face various issue to shift them to creation and release, and research deeper realm to become
Transparent Life.

Anyway, this video moved me deeply to remember the most important thing to dance.
Thank you very much!
Hope to dance with you someday!
Also thanks to Adam Koan to introduce this on facebook.



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 Quiet House 6 <Kyu> Jumping Wild 土方巽「静かな家』の深淵6<急>自在跳梁

<Kyu> of Quiet House: Jumping Wild

25. (Nightmare)

The nightmare is this naked body

1. Bugs, face of Michaux, face of a girl and face of horse, a woman with perm, face of fool, face of a person drawn by Bosch, hands that beg to be saved

2. A dog, a flower, a shadow, and a rhythmically jumping bug

  

26. Right in the middle of the strange development

1. Replace the love, which spirals into the hands, into the skull completely

2. A nerve became a stick, and a stick became a beggar. The beggar was waving a flag. It was a large bird.

3. When the neck stretched as a horse neck, the elastic of the finger stretched too. During the process, the point of view changed to eyes of point. It was exposed to the reduction and regeneration by X. At that time, the nails got jammed into the back, the whereabouts grew up astray, and through the new regeneration, a small mime was born.

4. The inside overflowed to the outside, and what overflowed returns to the harbor of mask. The mask sets sail toward the forest.

5. A wind of forehead, the forehead was bound. I ran through the leaf of hands and the path of plants and I finally became a stake man.

6. In the picture of abyss, in all phenomena’s 1 am, the peacock of Mr. Yanagida is completed.

 

27. The participation into the skin 

1. A small flower inside a small skull, extremely fine gaze, the nerve witnessed sticks outside the head, the gaze that is sorting the sticks by the forehead.

2. A walking blind with a small face is like a monkey. Lightning struck the head of monkey. A small flower blooms inside the head; a spinning thread song is heard.

3. The stretched out old woman will become a sheet of paper. The woman will ride on the paper like a moth.

4. A samurai commander becomes a queen; the queen will be put in a box of joints. The reincarnation from the box is the dancer, Hoopee.




 
Difficulty of changing place 
3 May, 2017

Difficulty of changing place

12. Collapsing

 A shout and a girl – shivering before collapsing 

13. Shivering

The forms are independent (*23)

             (*23) cf. “Shivering” Ch. 24

 

14. Mescaline Hands

The issue that the hands possess will gradually become clear (*24)

              (*24) cf. Ch. 26

 

15. Slow diffusion

Keep in mind not to vaporize all at once.

        A development should be attempted in the vaporized condition.

        This issue will also become clear before long. (*25)

              (*25) cf. Ch. 26 and 27

 

16. The difficulty of changing place

The body is a dancing place. A dancing place of the hand, a dancing place of the hip, a dancing place of behind the elbow, and so on.

The depth of this dancing place is formed by overcoming the deep memories (and qualias) that were caught in each dancing place and reverse twisting them.

For example, suppose there is a house of Mr. Yanagida, and I discover that it is a very precious thing that there is a peacock in Mr. Yanagida’s yard.

And the place called “Can Factory” is narrated by the powder that was dear to me.

They become the blood of the dance.    

 

 17. (Rakan)

Bugs attach to Rakan with senile hand – Small Flower – String – Sea Shell – Scale

 

 18. (The Eyes)

Gaze deeply inside the head and eyes – Gaze deeply at the condition of the gazing deeply – If you observe from outside, it may seem to stop moving – to Gaze – to Fine Fine Stick

 

19. (Small Box of Joints)

Small box of joints – Hans Bellmer – Samurai Commander – Princess – Tiger       

  

20. (The Flower of the Whole)

The flower of the whole and the participation into the skin (*26) are homogenous.

The nightmare, in which everything is performed with drooping hands, is particular to the naked body.

       (*26) The participation into the skin: cf. Ch. 22 and 27                       

21. (Ripples)

Attacked from behind and inside, I picked a flower on the road.

Shivering, the ripples spread to the floor and to the sky.

 

22. (Heliogabalus)

In the picture of the abyss, the focus must be on the participation into the skin rather than the compound eyes. There is only one moment of Heliogabalus (*27).

Things that endure – It was the other face of dazzling moderation

              (*27) Heliogabalus: A Roman emperor; a symbol of “Mad King.” He is known for his extreme eccentricity, decadence and zealotry

 

23. Compound Eyes

1. Flower Gaze and a face wrapped by flower petals

2. Small flower inside eyeball

3. Breeding dust with eyelashes

4. A girl in the bush as a stuffed body

5. A girl and mad king in the bush and in the spider’s web

6. A girl and mad king in the bush inside eyes

[I am] waiting for an attack of the storm with the body that connects to these parts, like a puppy that felt the coming storm, or like a spoon or a firefly.

Thus, a Butoh Dancer must have the gaze that connects to those. This gaze is the eyeballs of the pink parakeet.

24. (Shivering)

When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of flower

1. The extreme dirtiness of the enduring stuffed body

2. A waltz of cow and tree is shivering

3. When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of flower from behind

4. Shivering

5. Picking flower on the road – Walking Blind – Dog

6. Spoon – Old Woman

7. Shivering

8. Small flowers and small faces are hanging on the grid of a graph paper

9. Shivering

10. On the floor and in the sky, too






 
 Fragile Stone_Jonathan
2 May, 2017

Slow Kanchen

Yesterday, I guided the kanchen movement that let various kinds of vibration pass through the various part of body.
At first everybody seemed to enjoy that novel experience, but after 30 munites, everybody became tired and fell in sleep. Maybe, the rhythem was too fast.
I noticed that fast Kanchen movement has some poison that lead us into deep subconscious mode and to sleep.
Because it is similar as the comfortable vibration in the train that lead us to sleep.
Then today, I experiment of
Slow Kanchen that with very slow speed, let various very subtle Qualia pass through various small parts of body at random as the Jonathan's body in the above video.
It is calm and we can taste what happens after each Qualia passing throuh body transparently.
I felt that it is the best practice that we can become
half subconscious and half transparencious mode compared to the other movement. We can continue to listen to the body transparently in each moment for long time.
We will continue to investigate in this new tonnel of the body further.



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29 April, 2017

Shu-Ha-Ri


Sen-Rikyu who was the founder of Sado (Tea ceremony)
had an unique traning principle;
Shu-ha-Ri.

Shu is to accept the form until your body has changed by the traning.
Ha is to break the form after the long training. Invent unique novel form.
Ri is to leave from the form until your natural behavior become a form.

When you accept a form of movement, there is a moment when your body have changed by accepting a form.
The video above is to chatch the moment when Jonathan's body has changed in the Chatle Rock garden. The change is just subtle begining, but it occured surely.
During May, we will study some special butoh forms;


Kanchen (Subtle random shivering)
Framan
(Sick Dancing Princess who lay on the bed 25 years)
Torn God
( The soul torn into fragments)
Vaporizing body
(Infinite longing soul)
Bottom body
( Some one put you into a small box of joints)
Kan flower
( Find the best timing that Disability become the Flower)

You need to accept the form without doubt till your body will be changed by long physical training.
Take off all of the modern habit of your ego and self.
It is too much educated and trained as the modern individualism or meism.
Those must disturb the Shu-Ha-Ri process to learn butoh that has completely different principle from modern western culture.



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 Dancing the Disappearance / Rhizome Lee
29 April, 2017

Dancing the Disappearance

I was bound by the Disappearance.
First disappearance was when I was 3 years old, my mother disappeared.
My father let a geisha girl pregnant, and had to pay a big panishment money, parent sold the house and ran away to another city.
I was left alone at grandmother's house.
I might cry hard, but slowly I felt grandmother as my mother, and loved her.
But, when I was 7 years old, the grandmother disppeared. She concieved me "Let's go to play with your brothers at your parent's house in Osaka." And she disappred while I payed with my brothers. I was left alone at my parent's house. But I could not feel the real mother as my mother any more.
The dupulication of the disapperance of "mothers" made me as "me" who knew that the most important person must disappear someday.

Since then, the disappearance became the issue not good at resonating most to me.
In any case, how can I resonate well, which one may disappear. A strong stereotype that all women disappear someday was imprinted on me.
My self-history as a failure of love began with that.

Meanwhile I also began to disappear.
People learn how to treat themselves based on how they were treated from the world.
And I will acquire the technique to treat the world back.
I learned how to dieradicate several times.

The first technique is
"Floor face".
When I was young, one of my friend said.
"Lee, sometimes your face loses any expression as if you are not here. Do you know by yourself?"
Not only when talking with friends but also when walking down the street,
sometimes my heart seems to have been playing out in a different world, leaving a face that was inexpressible "suffocate" in this world.
This experience of young age, later led to the discovery of subbody mode.

The second technique of disappearance was
to disappear by existence.
From various relationships, I often disappeared separating from the relationship.
I disappeared from the relationship with friends who were continued since I was young, disappeared from my office,
I disappeared from the group of triathlon who continued for ten years, disappeared from the family who continued for twenty years, I disappeared from the relationship with dancing friends I met in Kyoto.
One day suddenly disappeared from relationship without saying anything, I disappeared from Japan,
and danced in other countries of the world and moved to Himalayas.

The third technique of disappearance is
<De-self>.
I started to work in a midwife at a resonance cram school.
It is a work to help the birth of subbody =cobody from the darkness of the body of the students coming from the world.
However, when a subbody is born and grows to a certain extent, the day will come when I become a disturbing person myself as a midwife role.
Among the experiences of the past ten years, usually that moment came around the Butoh festival at the end of the year.
At that moment I usually do the <De-self>, stop the midwife role and disappear.
Strong conflict of Life and death is repeated among the students who faced the Abyss.
All relationships are resonance, so while I am resonating with the success or failure of the creation of a number of subbodies, I became a non-existence like <Bardo> in Tibetan Buddhism that comes and goes between life and death.

From eaely Spring of this year, the creativity of the students exploded at unusual pace, and in the middle of April, a memorable <Bardo> began.
Until now, I did not know what this was and I was also calling it "the devil of the world channel".
As creativity deepens, everyone approaches a non-dual Abyss, nightmares and forgotten traumas become a storm of emotions, and strange changes in physical and mental conditions.
Midwife accepts all the abnormalities of the co-researchers.
The turbulent flow of people's Qualia is spilling over as a spur of my own unexpected trauma.

A strange thing has already happened since last week.
This year is much faster than usual,
From last week I quit the role of manager of the annual performance of the weekend. Fortunately, we have been training of
mutual midwife. It is an experiment that the co-researchers mutually support each other's birth of subbody=cordudy.
Everyone is filled with own storms of creativity that spouts out of the darkness of their body.
Besides that, we must be involved in it for other people at the same time this year.
It is hard, but exceeding this difficulty is a passage to the future relationship, wearing the
<Future eye> a new transparent distant eyes to see oneself from the future.
I hope we can spend a month and a half without a falling person.

The video above is when I danced in resonance with the mutual subbody drawings, in the end it has become a dance to fight with many years' nemesis
<disappearance>.
I have been tied up to the place where there is no way to solve the problems besides dancing any longer.
It may be the year to get off the midwife and to live again as a dancer.


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19 April, 2017

Midwife method
24 hours Transparency


Infinite inner revolution of your teacher ego.
It is midwife.

When we guide others into own specific world, everybody will make some plan or program, it is necessary, but not bound by it. It is important point.
Always open transparency and listen to your and others Life and find best resonance pattern.
This is Tree-rhizome method to become midwife.
Midwife have to always overcome own tree thinking, judgment, and own program by listening to Life.
It is the different point from "the teacher" of this world.



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19 April, 2017

Advanced condtioning No.7 <Invading 7 Rhizoming>

Invaded Rhizoming from 7 worlds

You are invaded by underground Qualia



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18 April, 2017

Advanced condtioning No.8 <Rotten 8 channels Qualia>

Passing Rotten Qualia through

How to dig a tunnel of the body to discover an orijinal weakened body.
Pass the rotten Qualia of 8 channels through various parts of the body, internal organs, deep layer muscle and spines.

Pass rotten body sensation Qualia
Pass rotten movement Qualia
Pass Rotten eye Qualia
Pass Rotten voice
Pass rotten emotion
Pass rotten "Ma (spacing and timing)"
Pass rotten world Qualia
Pass rotten identity Qualia
Pass rotten thinking Qualia


While randomly passing through these Qualia,
There is a moment when pysical movement and internal qualia such as memories and dreams become one.
Hunt that moment. That will be your own weakened body Butoh.

It is after finding it, to find out the necessity of the weakened body.
Why is it the weakened body?
In your own quest, resonating with the necessity of Hijikata Tatsumi, it can become one.




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16 April, 2017

Advanced condtioning No.6 <Pass 6 realms (Rokudo) Subtle Qualia>

Toward the Infinite Resonance body

Subtle vibrating body
Subtle swaying body
Subtle twisted body
Subtle shocked body
Subtle collapsed body
Subtle disappearing body

Pass these Qualia though various parts of your body randomly, nonchalancely and transparently.

To dance the "Butoh of Life", we need to be Life.
We need to learn from Life to become Life.
The inifinite resonativity is a charactoristic of Life.
Open infinite acceptance to any Qualia on the earth as Life.




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Strange Cafe  
16 April, 2017

Invent your own Weakened body


Spinal random 3D

Polish up the spine randomly swaying in three dimensions that each Hidden Joint and Hidden Muscles of the spine resonate with the Cloud of Qualia around your body.
This conditioning is the basis for growing to the multidimensional resonant body which is the ultimate butoh body.
Hijikata's inventions of the Weakened body, Nest body, Vaporized body, Reduced body and Clouding body, are totaly, we can grapse as <Multidimensional Resonant Body>.
Since March, we have repeatedly adjusted the 3D conditioning of spinal cord several times, finally, based on that, an original Weakened body was born from a co-researcher.
Watch carefully Lila's body playing the role of waitress at the "Strange Cafe" in the poolside, was trying to invent a body whose all joints are shifted in a random direction.
It is still rough, but if she continue to polish this, it must grow into her
Original Weakened body.
To support each other that each one invent own original butoh body is the aim of the co-midwiving.

Share the each best conditioning

Hopefully all the co-reseachers will dig a darkness of the body and invent each own unique butoh body, and conditioning for it. We share each one's own conditioning for original movement and body. This is the process to create each own Original Weakened body.
We can use the technique of "Reduction by X" for it.
Try some Qualia from your daily body, and invent your own Reduced body=Weakened body, and share it together.

Let's proceed to
the second stage of <Resonance Yoga> that each one will invent own conditioning to share the original butoh body each other.
It is OK even only a detail dance, part movement, the whole body transformation. They are resonating with own behind world, if we could share the unique resonance pattern of Life, we can co-create infinite "Stuffed Spring" for coming "Butoh of Life".



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15 April, 2017

Toward the <Co-midwife>


Half listen to inside, half listen to outside.
When you and your friends dance, listen to which subbody-cobody are born, and which subbody-cobody are not born yet.
Which dancing place is forgotten? which density does not come out?
Invent best conditioning for activating them and share your best conditioning every morning.
It is <Resonance Yoga>.
Never wake up critic or judge in you.
Support each other with opening empathic imagination fully.

See yourself from the future eyes.
What world does your Life want to live?

How is it possible to feel the others as your Life?

This is the Quest I want to share with you most.



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14 April, 2017

Personal Myth and World Myth

We visit Kangrafort with long and short course together.

Through the <Dreaming share>, <Proto Dream share>, <Co-midwife>, <Subconscious=Transparencious> and through other new methods, we become <Subbody=cobody>.
And maybe we co-create a chaotic unification of personal myth and world myth.
Ancient people made only national myth and local myth, but in the contemporary world, nobody do it, because of the huge information over flood.
Against it, overcoming it, we stop thinking and release from informational binds, we can co-create novel personal myth and world myth.
It is the begining of the personal change and world change.




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 Secret Creation method of Tatsumi Hijikata
 
12 April, 2017

How to use the <Reduction by X and regeneration> in your real creation process

Yesterday, we shared <Proto Dream> that is the most impressive dream in each life as the follows;

Hungarian belt conveir
Illusion of solidity
Dali's house
Facing your memory
Separation and revenge
Sharp
Monkey attack
Kate
Lady bug
Silence in the movement


Someone shared the <Transparent Dreaming (Licid dream)> instead of Proto dream.

And also we studied Hijikata's <Transparent Dreaming> and <Proto Dream> in "Quiet House" chapter 3-10. He developed from the source of his proto dream to creation using the <Reduction by X and regeneration> thechnique.

We got most rich Qualia from the Proto Dream that each life created. They are the gift from Life and the sourse of creation.
Now it's the time to create with integrating those sources and <Transparent Dreaming> and the
<Reduction by X and regeneration> technique.
We can reduce any element from those sources, and regenerate it. Hijikata showed the sample.

7. (Dream of Horse Meat)

I was sleeping naked, and dreamt of horsemeat

        Where did the whereabouts go?

        Mad King was put in the box

        The whereabouts of the box is connected to a fine dismantling

        Dance of hair

        Ship

        Reduction by X and regeneration

About the nest of eyes

        Bug

        Rakan

        Bear

        Tiger

        Dragon Fly

        Mustache that dances a waltz of bug, or Waltzing Mustache

        Cat

        Gunya-gunya cat

        Gunya-gunya whereabouts

        All of these compose the parts of a ship

       

        A bird with long nose hair and a bird which became a box

        The ship has taken these forms

        Or it could be seen as a dismantled ship

        I see far away leaves and nearby greens and I fly

        This is what I smelt at the “Can Factory”

 

All Qualia are transformed with modifing the size, density, speed, the number of dimension and so on, as the follwing;

Dream of Horse meat - Whereabout - Boxed King - fine dismantling - Dance of hair - Ship

To realize these transformation (of size, density, speed, and so on) is the <Reduction by X and regeneration> technique with using the real Qualia of Proto dream.

Practice it with using physical body movements, try all variations, remember the <Qualia cloud> which you collect from March for several weeks, and mix them with the Qualia of your Proto Dream.

While moving, catch the moment that a physical movement and your own Qualia become ONE transparently! It is your dance!

We can enter the real creation process now, with full preparations of <Transparency> and <Cloud of Qualia>.



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