October – 2015 – Danspace Project

October 2015

Constellations and Influences: Mina Nishimura

Mina Nishimura_wormhole

Mina Nishimura offered us a photoset in answer to our prompt, “My most significant artistic influences are…” Nishimura’s Princess Cabbage / Celery of Everything runs this Thursday-Saturday at Danspace Project, drawing on source material including the writings of Butoh originator Tatsumi… Read more

Chris Schlicting on Body Madness

Chris Schlichting by Ian Douglas

Chris Schlichting in conversation with Danspace Executive Director Judy Hussie-Taylor, from 2011′s Body Madness Platform catalogue: On ‘body madness’: “I pursue behavior of the body that cracks outside of my accepted daily conventional behavior, exploring the secret lives in the body… Read more

Yasuko Yokoshi: Notes on ZERO ONE

The video for ZERO ONE features three Japanese performance artists: Hangman Takuzo, Mika Kurosawa and Namiko Kawamura. 67-year old Hangman Takuzo lives in Tokyo. Over the past 14 years, he has been presenting a “garden theater” at his house. In… Read more