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Kosei Sakamoto/Monochrome Circus

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Kosei Sakamoto

Position :
Director

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Kosei SAKAMOTO heads up dance company “Monochrome Circus” in Kyoto , Japan. In University , he studied esthetics & anthropology and starts theater experiences. He puts a great deal of effort in the performances of all nine pieces of “A Collection of Short Dance Pieces” at home and overseas. He is also active in collaborations such as “Refined Colors” and “lost” with Takayuki FUJIMOTO of “Dumb Type” and “Wash” with Shinta INOUE, “Cage” with Daito Manabe. “ TROPE “ with “graf “. The company has been invited to show works at events around the world, including the Lyon Biennale (France), the World Dance Alliance (Singapore), the Full Moon Dance Festival (Finland ), the Bates Dance Festival (USA), the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Festival d’Automne, etc. Also, He create a lots of Community /Site-Specific Dance Works. In 2009 he co-produces with local dancers an orienteering-type dance performance “Let’s find out Dancers!!” at “Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2009 -Mixed Bathing World “. In 2010 he produced a new performance with Shigeki HATTORI/graf in “Setouchi International Art Festival 2010”. After , He also worked with many Architect like “ Masaharu Furuya” “ Alphavile” and deepened work with Architecture and Body. A winner of the Kyoto-city Art and Culture Special Incentive Award in the fiscal year 2001. Grantee of Asian Cultural Council in 2002 Received the Kyoto-city New Artist Prize in the fiscal year 2007. He is Lecturer at Saga Art University, Visiting Professor of Outemon Gakuin University. Program Director for the “24th Kyoto International Dance Workshop Festival ”

Works

HAIGAFURU ~Ash is falling /©︎Sajik Kim

Curriculum vitae

Last update : 18 May. 2020