Kazuo Ohno passed away on June 1st at the age of 103. At his death, he was surrounded by the family members and students who cared for him for the past several years. Many of Eiko & Koma's audience members may have seen him dance or have heard Eiko & Koma talk about him. He is one of the most influential artists in dance history. and beyond.
A memorial service will be held this week in Yokohama, Japan.
The event is diffused via Usteam.
Time 17 July, Saturday , 2010 14:00-19:00
Place BankART Studio NYK / NYK Hall
Exhibition Eikoh Hosoe's Butterfly Dream Photo Scroll and Kazuo Ohno's video screening
Information Canta Co.Ltd
[Phone] 070-5565-7057 [FAX] 03-3450-6507
The New York Times Obituary
Eiko & Koma's Choreographer's notes about Kazuo Ohno's 101th birthday celebration at Japan Society in 2007
We encourage you to write to kazuo_ohno103 [at] kazuoohnodancestudio [dot] com to share your thoughts on this occasion and join Eiko & Koma in celebrating his life and art.