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Div Shir at Breaking Convention

I will perform Div Shir at Breaking Convention, the interdisciplinary conference on psychedelic consciousness which will be held at the University of Greenwich on 10th to 12th July 2015. Butoh, and dance generally, is the unfolding of consciousness in movement. As such, it is also a means to explore, transform and navigate consciousness as it unfolds.

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Alkistis
Workshop / the god in the body

Many of the traditional theatrical and dance forms of Asia have their origins in mediumistic and exorcist rituals, in which there is a clear affinity between the medium, shaman or magician and the puppet: both are intercessors between the human and spirit worlds. The puppet’s egoless nature, which places it so close to the divine, made it the perfect model upon which actors and dancers patterned their movement.

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Alkistis