Kazuo Ohno’s World from without & within

by Kazuo Ohno,‎ Yoshito Ohno

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Kazuo Ohno is one of the founders of the Japanese modern dance form, Butoh, which had a large influence on contemporary American modern and postmodern dance. Now for the first time, Ohno’s words and insights are available in English. This book brings together two distinct but related works: the first, Food for the Soul, is an interview with Yoshito Ohno about his father and his father’s dances. With the help of some 100 photographs, he reveals a compelling and complex figure. The second, Workshop Words, is a collection of talks given by Kazuo Ohno to his students during workshops, complemented by photographs of Ohno in intimate settings. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully designed, this book is a finely nuanced portrait of one of the most distinctive contemporary performers to emerge from Japan in the 20th century. It is an indispensable manual for the aspiring performer in any field.

SKU 00123
Weight 0.561 kg
Book author Kazuo Ohno,‎ Yoshito Ohno
Product language English
Pages 325
Size 227 x152 mm
ISBN 9780819566942
Medium Books
Format Book
Publisher Wesleyan; Third Printing Used edition
Year published 2004

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