Unbearable Darkness

Unbearable Darkness

Witness an uncanny cybernetic dance experiment conjuring Butoh master Tatsumi Hijikata from beyond the grave using a spirit medium, live dance, motion capture and a lively digital avatar.

Unbearable Darkness explores the legacy of the expressive and historic dance form Butoh, questioning its appropriation in Western culture while searching for a new choreographic language for the Asian body. This paranormal performance stirs up long-gone spirits and investigates the choreographic process of a ghost.

Running time: 60 minutes

Performed in Japanese (with English surtitles)

Image: Katja Illner

Presented at Liveworks by Choy Ka Fai and Performance Space

Details

  • 18 Oct - 19 Oct, 19
  • Regular price $40.00 $25.00 Playwave Price

  • Recommended for ages 16+
  • BAY 20
    CARRIAGEWORKS
    245 WILSON ST
    EVELEIGH NSW 2015

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