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market worth

It’s obvious the performing arts – like sport, like fashion, like everything else – are becoming more and more professional, that is to say, commercial. Everywhere, even in the so-called alternative circuits, an all-out effort is on to utilize the … Continue reading

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agamben

Only by starting from this situation of man’s relationship with the work of art is it possible to comprehend how this relationship – if it is authentic – is also for man the highest engagement, that is, the engagement that … Continue reading

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zeami 5

“What is felt in the heart is ten, what appears in movement seven.” This expression refers to the following. When a beginner studying the Noh theater learns to gesture with his hands and to move his feet, he will use … Continue reading

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moving ideologies 3: neutral body

Occasionally someone comes on the floor and after that the performance begins. If the starting point is onstage that means a body appears that has not yet begun to act or dance. Who or what is that body? In the … Continue reading

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johns

I think that most art which begins to make a statement fails to make a statement because the methods used are too schematic or too artificial. I think that one wants from painting a sense of life. The final suggestion, … Continue reading

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beckett

Dear incomprehension, it’s thanks to you I’ll be myself, in the end. Samuel Beckett, The Unnameable, 1954

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zeami 4

Is it not true that fundamentally there is nothing fixed concerning good or bad? Rather, depending on the occasion, what is useful is good, and what is not useful is bad. Our art depends on the taste of the audience … Continue reading

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