Research Outline

Research Theme : Body Archive: Experimenting in traditional and contemporary dance between Japan and Korea
Brief Description of the Research : Lim Jee-Ae researched the similarities and differences in cultural identities between Japan and Korea, in order to make a connection between artists who is trained both in traditional and contemporary ways of dance practice from Japan and Korea. During her residency, she interviewed several Butoh dancers and she considered what has an impact on contemporary dance and how contemporary dance in past and present will have influence in the future through the collaboration work with the choreographer and dancer, Pijin Neji.

Residency

15 June 2014 Arrives in Japan
16 June 2014 to
3 August 2014
Interviews artists and arts managers in Tokyo
Does workshops with the choreographer and dancer, Pijin Neji
Visits Sapporo and Naha to research folklore
Attends performances in traditional dance and contemporary dance
19 June 2014 Public Talk at Morishita Studio
4 August 2014 Departs Japan

Public Talk

Date : 19 June 2014
Time : 19:00-20:30
Place : Studio S, Morishita Studio
Title : "Body Archive: Experiments in traditional and contemporary dance between Japan and Korea"
Lim Jee-Ae gave a presentation on the ideas of the research project to consider the similarities and differences in the cultural identities in relation to the traditional and contemporary dance between Japan and Korea, in addition to traditional dance and its history in Korea with reference to her works.