Research Outline

Research Theme : TERAYAMA PROJECT (Research on the Japanese playwright, theater/film director, poet, essayist, Shuji Terayama [1935-1983])
Brief Description of the Research : David Wampach researched on Shuji Terayamafs artistic visions and philosophy. During his residency, he met the artists and arts managers who engaged in the work of Shuji Terayama and Tenjo Sajiki, and he visited Shuji Terayama Museum in Misawa and watched gDirections to Servants / Nuhikunh by BanfYu Inryoku in Tokyo. In addition, he watched a boxing match in Korakuen Hall as Shuji Terayama depicted boxing matches in his work.


1 February 2016 Arrives in Japan
2 February 2016 to
15 March 2016
Interviews artists and arts managers in relation to Shuji Terayama and Tenjo Sajikifs work
Visits Shuji Terayama Museum in Misawa
Attends performances at TPAM and other theaters
22 February 2016 Public Talk at Morishita Studio
5, 6 and 7 March 2016 Performance at KYOTO EXPERIMENT
April 2016 Departs Japan

Public Talk

Date : 22 February 2016
Time : 19:00-20:30
Place : Studio S, Morishita Studio
Title : Desire and Overflow
With a theme of gDesire and Overflowh, David Wampach gave a presentation on his works and activities.