Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Morisaki's interview in English

Henrikku Morisaki's interview of October 12, 2008 at Cinema Nova in Brussels has now been translated into English:


He speaks extensively about Terayama and Tenjo Sajiki.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

And a little butoh...

Another grotesque rarity from the same time/place/milieu...
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Summer Storm
(Tatsumi Hijikata, 1973)

夏の嵐 (土方巽, 1973)

ed2k: Summer Storm.avi
ed2k: English subtitles.srt

A legendary 1973 performance by the butoh founder Tatsumi Hijikata. The historical footage appears to have been shot at 18.5 frames-per-second (yes, such frame rates have been practiced on amateur film cameras, according to the Internet) and on 8mm film... genuine underground, you know!..