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Dance of Light and Loss
English Faculty Publications
  • Clark Lunberry, University of North Florida
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-1-2016
Abstract

On a bright and sunny Sunday afternoon in the Ogikubo district of western Tokyo, in the dark basement of Saburo Teshigawara's dance studio and performance space known as Karas Apparatus, an audience gathered to see the dancer's newest solo performance, Fool. The uncurtained stage in the small theatre was empty and unlit, the stage itself far larger, perhaps three times larger than that tight space reserved for those attending the event. What lights there were faintly illuminated only the slightly raised rows of cushions upon which the forty of us in the audience took our seats, waiting for the performance to begin.

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Published in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art (Summer 2016). Vol. 38, No. 1: 56-62.

https://doi.org/10.1162/PAJJ_a_00317

Citation Information
Clark Lunberry. "Dance of Light and Loss" (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/clark_lunberry/13/