【The Kazuo Ohno’s Centenary Project】
Starting on Oct.27, the Kazuo Ohno’s 100th birthday, Kazuo Ohno Festival 2006 will be held at BankART1929 in Yokohama till Oct.29.
Kazuo Ohno Festival has been held intending to establish the Kazuo Ohno Archives in Yokohama. During Kazuo Ohno Festival 2006, those materials which belong to Kazuo Ohno Archives will be open to public at BankART1929 Yokohama. This year Kazuo Ohno Archives starts to rebuild and preserve the Kazuo Ohno’s workshop studio as the most important treasure of the archives besides of the routine work of collecting and sorting materials.
There will be an exhibit of the new collection of photographs “A butterfly’s dream : a Butoh dancer, Kazuo Ohno”taken by Eikoh Hosoe, who has been shooting Kazuo Ohno since 1950s. The new film on Kazuo Ohno directed by Koki Tange, a rising film artist,in this July will be shown as well. In the memorial of Swiss director Daniel Schmid, who passed away suddenly this August, 3 Schmids’films featuring Kazuo Ohno will be shown. Inuhiko Yomoda, a film historian, will give a lecture on the relationship between Daniel Schmid and Kazuo Ohno. As part of the project of Kazuo Ohno Archives,“Kazuo Ohno:Reflections of 1000 People,”Tamotsu Watanabe and Fumiaki Nakamura will give lectures and Yoshito Ohno will present a new Butoh piece with a hand puppet.
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