Outcast Samurai Dancer: Japanese Dance Warriors

Outcast Samurai Dancer: Japanese Dance Warriors
Library Shelf Location 29c.RAPH
Publication Date 2003
Description Outcast Samurai Dancer is a visual documentary of Japan's real dance avantgarde: the contemporary artists who are using their bodies to wage a creative revolution. Through the erratic, erolic, grotesque, uncontrolled and otherworldly movements of the experimental stage, these dancers are researching new possibilities for the body, methods for liberating gesture from the rigid constraints of the most choreographed culture on earth. With over 50 colour photographs and on illuminating narrative, the book evokes a fever hallucination of movement, suturing the wound between past and future, East and West, art and necessity. Shot and written during the summer of 2002, Outcast Samurai Dancer uses daring photography, cutting-edge writing, and an original commentary by renowned cultural critic Donald Richie to the bring the Japanese underground to the global public. Outcast Samurai Dancer is published in a bi-lingual English/Japanese edition.
ISBN 9781840680980
Quantity 1
Pages 125 pages
Authors Hillary Raphael, Donald Richie
Format Paperback
Publisher Creation Books
Category Dance
Languages Japanese, English

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