Photo: Yui Morishima
© SU-EN Butoh Company


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Growing, twisting, searching for light
Having hunger, having thirst
Feeling pain, feeling pleasure
Making one last effort to bloom before it dies


Inspired by the forests around Haglund Skola, the headquarter of SU-EN Butoh Company.
This dance performance was part of the Sapporo International Butoh Festival, 2017.

Choreography and dance: SU-EN
Tree installation and hair art piece: Junichi Kakizaki
Space and light design: SU-EN
Costume and hair: SU-EN
Music composition: Lise-Lotte Norelius

Voice: SU-EN

Production: Mon no Kai/SU-EN Butoh Company

Duration: 45 min

Kakizaki’s tree stayed at a gallery space as an exhibition after the festival.

Supported by: Swedish Arts Council, City of Uppsala, Cultural Affairs Board, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee