4 November 2015, 7 p.m.
„Kantor_Traces: COLLAGE” is a performance/happening in which contemportary dance, butō dance, performance art, experimental music and visual arts collide. „Kantor_Traces: COLLAGE” was directly inspired by the deep yet unplumbed relation between Ankoku butō developed by Hijikata Tatsumi and aesthetic theories and art of Tadeusz Kantor. „Kantor_Traces: COLLAGE” features butō dancers – Kawamoto Yuko, Ishimoto Kae Rui Ishihara, and Polish artists such as Daniela Komędera, dancers/performers of Amareya – Aleksandra Śliwińska and Agnieszka Kamińska, Krzysztof Lach, musician – Joanna Duda, performer – Anna Kalwajtys, visual artist – Joanna Zastróżna, sculptors – Adriana Majdzińska, Grażyna Tomaszewska-Sobko.
Kantor_Traces: Collage is one of two Polish-Japanese co-productions prepared by the Amareya Theatre & Guests with Japanese artists as part of the project Kantor_Traces realized by Katarzyna Pastuszak (Amareya Theatre) and guest artists for the Młoda Polska 2015 scholarship, in collaboration with Theatre X (Tokyo), the Center for the Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor — Cricoteka, the City of Gdańsk and the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre.
Concept: Katarzyna Pastuszak
Choreography: Katarzyna Pastuszak, Kae Ishimoto, Yuko Kawamoto
Music: Joanna Duda
Objects: Adriana Majdzińska, Grażyna Tomaszewska-Sobko
Performance: Kae Ishimoto, Yuko Kawamoto, Rui Ishihara, Katarzyna Pastuszak, Aleksandra Śliwińska, Agnieszka Kamińska, Anna Kalwajtys, Daniela Komędera, Krzysztof Lach
Special guest: Koń Gufik
Costumes: Daisuke Tsukuda
Light design: Bartosz Cybowski
Multimedia: Joanna Zastróżna
Premiere: 16.10.2015, Nadbałtyckie Centrum Kultury – Gdańsk
The project is realised by K. Pastuszak within „Młoda Polska 2015” Stipend of the Polish Ministry of Culture