Dormant Purity

“The ‘tendency’ that I speak of involved extricating the pure life which is dormant in our bodies.”

-Iwana Masaki on one of the Butoh dance styles

Oldest to youngest Butoh dancers line up to perform “Butoh” form of dance which originated in Japan post World War 2. It started as a deviation from common Western dance styles. Now it encompasses variety of emotions, life and philosophy. These artists combine the physical strength with extracted emotions from deep within. Dance Troupe: Sankai Juku

Photograph Taken: November 2015


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