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Tatsumi Hijikata – Butoh Founder with Mishima, Hosoe, Tomatsu & Donald Richie

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    Kamaitachi #40 (Hijikata Tatsumi), 1965 by Eikoh Hosoe
    Tatsumi Hijikata His wiki shows a photo of Hijikata and Sada Abe (In the Realm of Senses by Nagisa Oshima was loosely based on Sada Abe)

    Hijikata undertook his first Ankoku Butoh performance, Kinjiki, in 1959, using a novel by Yukio Mishima as the raw input material for an abrupt, sexually-inflected act of choreographic violence which stunned its audience. At around that time, Hijikata met three figures who would be crucial collaborators for his future work: Yukio Mishima, Eikoh Hosoe, and Donald Richie In 1962,

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    Yukio Mishima and Hijikata in Barakei – 1961 photographed by Eiko Hosoe.

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    Title: Shinjuku Turmoil
    Hijikata posed for Shomei Tomatsu 1970 (master photographer)

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    Keiya Ouchida, Hosotan, film de 1972. Chorégraphie de Tatsumi Hijikata.
    Courtesy Cinémathèque de la danse © Collection Cinémathèque de la danse

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    Eiko Hosoe photographed Kauzo Ohno
    Kazuo Ohno – previous post

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