The Senkotsu (Mis)Translation Project examines the U.S. Occupation in Okinawa, the southern Islands of Japan. This performance installation invites the audience to participate in a series of bone, egg and mistranslation games, entangling them in the process of war and peace. Conceived, directed and performed in collaboration with ensemble of dancers. Dancers each have specific training in either Butoh, classical Thai, Thai Chi and/or post-modern dance. Objects and set designed by Uyehara. Soundscape by David Karagianis; live Okinawan music. Highways Performance Space ('09) and Barnsdall Art Gallery ('06), Los Angeles; live audiences.
Ensemble: Joe Butoh, Pete Lee, Joyce Lu, Waewdao Sirisook
Live Okinawan sanshin music: Allyson Nakamoto, Lynde Tomori, and Yuko Yamauchi
Sound Design by David Karagianis
Set and object design by Uyehara with fabrication by Andrew Johnson, Elana Melissa Hill, Pat Kramme and
Eggs & signage by Lee Ann Goya
Ice Design and rigging by Joe Butoh
Video projection footage by Yoshiko Shimada and Uyehara
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