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Expressionism

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The term ‘expressionism’ describes a radical style of visual art that aimed to express emotion non-naturalistically, in violent protest against the perceived bourgeois repression of naturalism.


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Bella Merlin’s practical presentation uses Stanislavsky’s Six Fundamental Questions to contextualise a demonstration of ‘practice as research’ riffing off his work, as well as Maria Knebel’s.
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by McPherson, Katrina
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Tadashi Endo is a butoh dancer and teacher. He met Kazuo Ohno in 1989 and has since been deeply influenced by his work. He is founder and director of Germany’s Butoh-Center and Butoh-Festivals MAMU.


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