Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13



“TOKYO REAL UNDERGROUND” Exhibition with new work by Ryudai Takano starting 3 August!

TOKYO REAL UNDERGROUND (TRU), part of Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13 organised by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) is a new, Covid-era online dance festival that has been approaching recent challenges from multiple directions. The online TOKYO REAL UNDERGROUND program includes over 20 videos of performances and talks by artists who are connected to Butoh in various ways, as well as a Butoh Incidents timeline that presents the history of Butoh in an easy to understand manner. Registration is required, however the entire program is available to view for free. As of 25 June, there are 2533 registered viewers, and 9584 video views. All online content is available until 15 August. To mark the end of the festival, the Butoh: New Archive Exhibition will be held from 3 August.

For more details, please see the press release.