Butoh and Nature: Dance as Ecological Methodology
From the venue:
Rosemary Candelario, PhD, writes about and makes dances engaged with butoh, ecology, and site-specific performance. She is the recipient of the 2018 Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research for her book Flowers Cracking Concrete: Eiko & Koma's Asian/American Choreographies (Wesleyan University Press 2016). Rosemary is also the co-editor with Bruce Baird of The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance (2018). Recent choreographic premieres include aqueous (2019, Kyoto Butoh Festival, Japan) and 100 Ways to Kiss the Trees (2018, Denton, Texas).
Her current book project examines performances about and in response to abortion by artists and activists in the US. At TWU Rosemary coordinates the PhD in Dance program; teaches graduate courses in theory, methodology, and writing; and advises dissertation research and writing. She holds a PhD in Culture and Performance from UCLA. www.rosemarycandelario.net