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26 Nov.2016

Ko Murobushi Wandering Archive Vol. 1 in Mexico
Identidad y Poetica de la resistancia en el cuerpo

Kuniichi Uno, Soshi Suzuki,Kazuko Kuniyoshi, Yuma Ochi, Basile Doganis, Romina Achatz, Jonathan Caudillo, Kimiko Watanabe, (Hidenaga Otori: Video)

As a collaboration project between Centro Nacional de las Artes Mexico and Ko Murobushi Archive, international seminar “Identidad y Poetica de la resistancia en el cuerpo” was held at Mexico City.

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Date:2016/11/26
Venue:Centro Nacional de las Artes Mexico
Organizer:Ko & Edge/ Ko Murobushi Archive
Co-organizer:Centro Nacional de las Artes Mexico

Profile

Hidenaga Otori

Born in Shizuoka in 1948. Graduated from the School of Engineering at The Tokyo Institute of Technology, and completed his Faculty of Letters graduate course at The University of Tokyo. Currently a theatre critic. Several of his literary works as well as translations have been published.

Born in Shizuoka in 1948. Graduated from the School of Engineering at The Tokyo Institute of Tech…

Kuniichi Uno

Soshi Suzuki

Born in Kobe in 1954. A specialist in French literature, author, critic, translator, and musician. After graduating from Koyo Gakuin High School, he studied abroad in France. After returning to Japan, he became the original keyboardist of the new wave band EP4. Several of his literary works as well as translations have been published.

Born in Kobe in 1954. A specialist in French literature, author, critic, translator, and musician…

Kazuko Kuniyoshi

Yuma Ochi

Born in 1981. A guest researcher at The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum. A researcher at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and currently a visiting researcher at The University of Paris VIII.

Born in 1981. A guest researcher at The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum. A researcher at the Ja…

Basil Doganis

Basile Doganis is a Greek director-screenwriter who grew up in France. During his studies in Philosophy, he spent 3 years in Tokyo where he made a documentary on a Japanese rap band (Kami Hito E – On the Edge) and was 1st AD on Limosin’s documentary Young Yakuza (Cannes 2007). In 2011, after attending the Binger Filmlab (Directors Lab), he directed his first fiction short film, His Brother’s Keeper (Le Gardien de son frère, 20’, 2012) which was selected at the 2012 Angers ‘First Shots’ Film Festival. He followed the screenwriting course (Atelier scénario) of La Fémis in 2013 and directed his second short film Citizen Day (Journée d’appel, 20’, 2014) which was selected in over 50 festivals worldwide. He is finishing a 10-year-long documentary on late dancer Ko Murobushi started in 2006 and is currently in pre-production of his first feature film, Meltem (Elzévir Films).

Basile Doganis is a Greek director-screenwriter who grew up in France. During his studies in Phil…

Romina Achtz

Romina Sylvia Achatz studied film-, theatre- and mediatheory, film and philosophy in Vienna, Prag and Rome. Her main interest in her work is ‚The Politics of the body‘. She lived in Rome, worked there on a documentary film and wrote about ‚The bodies of politics in the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini’. Currently she researches and writes about ‚The thought of the Outside in the dance of Ko Murobushi‘ in Tokyo. Romina Achatz is PhD candidate at the University of applied Arts in Linz and before moving to Japan, worked there as a radio journalist, lecturer at the University, writer, filmmaker, performer and dancerteacher.  

Publications: Leben im Prozess : Zwischen Performativität und Performance: Lisa Stertz mit Romina Achatz und Zeynep Akbal; In: Dieter Mersch, Lisa Stertz (Hg.): Kraft der Alterität: Ethische und aisthetische Dimensionen des Performativen, Bielefeld : Transcript, 2015

Romina Sylvia Achatz studied film-, theatre- and mediatheory, film and philosophy in Vienna, Prag…

Jonathan Caudillo

He was born in Mexico City. Entitled as a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and Master in knowledges about subjectivity and violence by the Colegio de Saberes; He is currently doing doctoral studies in philosophy at the Universidad Iberoamericana. Carries out research on the relationship between the arts and the critical construction of subjectivity, mainly in the dance-centric butoh; to investigate such a form of dance made research stays in Tokyo at the Ko Murobushi’s Archive and the Hijikata’s archive of Keio University also. He is also theatre actor since 15 years ago.

He has published several articles, among them: thus spoke Ko Murobushi and Ritual and violence in Greek tragedy in Murmullos filosóficos magazine, as well as also the book body, cruelty and difference in dance butoh, a philosophical look. Edited by Plaza y Valdez. Also published in the Reflexiones Marginales online magazine article: subject, law and desire, in the psychoanalytic knowledge. It is general director of the scenic laboratory Athanor. He currently works as a teacher in the interdisciplinary seminar on artistic education (SEMINEA), at the Centro Nacional de las Artes (CENART) and is part of the collective Hydra, transfilosofia escénica.

He was born in Mexico City. Entitled as a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and Master in kno…

Kimiko Watanabe

Manager of Ko Murobushi and Producer of Ko&Edge from 2009 to 2015.
From 2015 Director of Ko Murobushi Archive.

Manager of Ko Murobushi and Producer of Ko&Edge from 2009 to 2015. From 2015 Director of Ko…