Photo: Yui Morishima
© SU-EN Butoh Company

TREE

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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

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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: SU-EN
Tree installation and hair art piece: Junichi Kakizaki
Light design: SU-EN
Costume and hair: SU-EN
Music composition: Lise-Lotte Norelius

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