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Sounds of Antiquity, Elegance Enduring

How important is lineage? Lineage is significant in Japanese culture: clear and unbroken lines of tradition establish authority, nurture creativity, permit experimentation and inform contemporary thinking and practice. Lineage and resonance from the past was characteristic of the participants in …
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Dance of Darkness : Shirow Kaze-Dama

NITE Art July 23 from 8pm Butoh dance evolved in the intellectual and artistic ferment of post-war Japan as a ‘direct assault on the refinement (miyabi) and understatement (shibui) so valued in Japanese aesthetics’ (Sanders, Vicki (Autumn 1988). “Dancing and …
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