imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

FREE Butoh Workshop

by Joe Talkington Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003 at 11:55 AM
corpusdance@interactivejungle.com

Corpus Delicti invites you to Butoh Workshop on Saturdays from 1-3pm in Hollywood. Free to all.

As the U.S. continues its war :

muzak & soundbites tells us to sleep...

to ignore earths' cries for help...

We must resist

using our hearts & bodies to stop this madness of empire.

Join us in movement to end the occupation and for future peace...

Corpus Delicti, butoh performance lab, invites you to our weekly workshop of butoh movement & awareness.

We meet on Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. It's FREE and open to all.

Bronson Canyon Park in Hollywood (see directions below)

Our workshop introduces butoh through a series of breath & movement exercises. We focus the class on discovering and nurturing an ancient energy within oneself that connects to a larger group dynamic. The first 15 minutes will be stretching, moving into

If you have witnessed Corpus Delicti performances at Anti-War rallies or in a theater/gallery space, you may have come into contact with the power of this expression. Please visit our website for more information at http://www.corpusbutoh.org

Contact us to rsvp for the workshop at corpusdance@interactivejungle.com

In Love and Resistance,

Carla & Joe

co-directors

Corpus Delicti

We transform the spirit of resistance to Butoh dance/theater as it brings forth the "body of evidence" for crimes against the peoples of the earth.

----------------------------------------

WORKSHOP DETAILS

Every Saturday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bronson Canyon Park in Hollywood

directions: Canyon Drive is located North of Franklin Ave, between Bronson & Van Ness

101 Northbound exit Gower, head north to Franklin, make right on Franklin

101 Southbound exit Vine, head north to Franklin, make right on Franklin

Please Bring Loose Clothing, Enough Water and an Open Mind...

Yahoo Map for directions (copy & paste complete url)

http://maps.yahoo.com/py/maps.py?Pyt=Tmap&ed=cHi0.up_0TpaC46KcJP3pI_afjMvSHDht5FtVDunrDnoGmtQRXuKKoXULq2kRxVQVL83oprhtz6qBGl6G0cPmo99.qw1KORw3gZ3HH2lrbYs4APvDKlvyQ--&csz=Los+Angeles,+CA+90029&country=us&cs=5&name=&desc=&poititle=&poi=&uz=90029&ds=n&BFKey=&BFCat=&BFClient=&mag=9&off=e

------------------------------------------

BUTOH and PROTEST

We will use the avant garde dance form of Butoh to express our common intent. Butoh was created as a latent response to post-war anxiety and reconstruction in Japan during the late 1950's, an anxiety that peaked in 1959 when the U.S. Japan Mutual Defense Treaty (which allowed Americans to maintain military bases in Japan) was renewed despite intense protest.

"Our view was that imperialism, the Vietnam War, and other distortions and atrocities of our century had resulted from the pervasive and dehumanizing power of modernity.

Modernity had to be transcended in order to effectively address the political issues of our time. Powerless to directly influence the course of events – to block renewal of the Security Treaty or end the war in Vietnam, for instance – the best alternative was to create

a politically effective kind of theatre capable of transcending the modern."

David Goodman, creator of the avant-garde theatre magazine

Concerned Theatre Japan

Butoh's main founder, Tatsumi Hijikata (1928 –1986) transformed this discontentment into an artistic form that addressed intense alienation and personal liberation while subverting both Japanese and Western dance traditions. By allowing the subconscious to speak through the body, the "dance of darkness" became a way of re-connecting to nature and its cycles in the midst of the frenetic speed of modernization. Butoh's aesthetic evokes a primal, mythological presence - conjuring a story that incorporates both ancient & contemporary

sensibilities. The effect is often a poetic assault of the senses as well as soothing awareness which comes from shedding off layers of conditioning.

"The reason that we suffer from anxiety is that we are unable to live with our fears. Anxiety is something created by adults. The dancer, through the butoh spirit, confronts the origins of his fears; a dance which crawls towards the bowels of the earth."

Hijikata Tatsumi (quoted in Viala and Masson-Sekine)

The confrontational, yet poetic and non-violent, nature of the form loans itself to issues of injustice and oppression. As our work in street performances, theatre, and installations attest, the result can be a powerful experience for the viewer.

Report this post as:

Local News

More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena J02 12:16PM

"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena J02 12:08PM

Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles J30 4:26PM

Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! J10 11:58PM

Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California M30 10:20PM

Change Links June 2018 posted M28 12:41AM

The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years M22 1:01PM

Unity Archive Project M21 2:42AM

Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi M17 3:22PM

CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police M10 2:08PM

Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies M10 1:57PM

California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings) M02 1:31PM

Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico A29 4:47PM

Change Links May 2018 A27 1:40AM

Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed A26 10:37PM

GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE A12 5:39PM

lausd whistle blower A10 11:58PM

Website Upgrade A10 3:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 1:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 11:58AM

Change Links April 2018 A01 11:27AM

Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 M31 6:57PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 7:00PM

Spring 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! M19 2:02PM

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Shows Shocking Eviction Trends in L.A. M16 5:40PM

Steve Mnuchin video at UCLA released M15 12:34AM

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Clean Ups M06 12:10PM

After Being Told He's 'Full of Sh*t' at School Event, Mnuchin Demands UCLA Suppress Video M02 11:44AM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

3 Essential Videos J19 3:53AM

The System Question as a Survival Question J18 8:54PM

“Animaniacs in Concert!” Starring Voice Legend Rob Paulsen J18 2:41PM

Nation's Largest Voting Machine Co., ESS, Admits Lying Re Having Installed Remote Control J18 11:55AM

Du pain et des jeux J18 9:53AM

Fbi joins with Facebook to remove this report J18 7:08AM

Paraphysique de martyrologie J17 8:00AM

Asian Countries:Cambodia, Vietnam, N. Korea do not permit unlawful immigration J16 8:06PM

Children Incorporated Earns 4-Star Rating on Charity Navigator J16 11:24AM

Democratic Socialists of America J14 4:57PM

Leonard Peltier Non Violent Native American Political Prisoner since 1970's J14 4:18PM

Paraphysique miscellanées de l'aggiornamento J14 12:54AM

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Cleanup J13 4:14PM

FBI Investigated LA County Sheriff Baca,Why Not Hank Skinner's Persecution? J13 3:52PM

Updated Partial List Of Famous Vegetarians, Vegans, & Fruitarians J13 2:59PM

The Shortwave Report 07136/18 Listen Globally! J12 4:36PM

Social Policy as Social Infrastructure J12 3:38AM

Vol I: 84 Varieties Of GOP Election Fraud J12 1:50AM

Texas Can Call it An Execution,But It is A State Sponsored Murder of Hank Skinner.. J11 6:48PM

June 2018 Honduras coup update J11 3:35PM

Maria Estrada doubles down on racist support J11 1:40PM

New York Women in Film & Television Announces 2018 NYWIFT Ha Phuong Scholarship Recipients J11 10:14AM

Trapps de la domination, trapps de l'aliénation J11 1:31AM

Please Work For The Defeat Of Brett Kavanaugh And Why J09 8:54PM

Change Links 2018 July posted J09 1:27PM

Transinhumanisme ( transe inhumanisme ) J09 12:44PM

Google, World's Biggest Censor, Was Founded By The CIA J09 10:25AM

For a World Free of Nuclear Risks J09 8:29AM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy