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Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Kota Yamazaki / Fluid hug-hug in "Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination"

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Kota Yamazaki / Fluid hug-hug in "Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination"

Company:

Kota Yamazaki

Location:

Baryshnikov Arts Center

Tickets:

http://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/kota-yamazaki-fluid-hug-hug

Dates:

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:30pm daily through December 15, 2017


Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents

Kota Yamazaki / Fluid hug-hug

Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination
(World Premiere)
Dec 13-15, 2017

“Mr. Yamazaki creates a conversation with bodies, in which unspoken thoughts take on a language of their own.” — The New York Times

Philosophy, dance, and folklore merge in Bessie Award-winning choreographer Kota Yamazaki’s latest work inspired by French writers Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, butoh pioneer Tatsumi Hijikata’s notion of a “dance of darkness,” and Japan’s Goze music tradition. Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination explores the fragile body, the vaporizing body, and the body as an absorbing force.

The choreographer performs with dancers Julian Barnett, Raja Feather Kelly, Joanna Kotze, and Mina Nishimura to an original score by Kenta Nagai and lighting by Thomas Dunn.

Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination was developed, in part, during a BAC Artist Residency.

Lead support of dance programming at BAC is provided by the Rudolf Nureyev Endowment.

Major support for dance programming and activities provided by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Harkness Foundation for Dance.

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