Furoshiki

A media cycle

Music by David Berlin

Text by Rosaly DeMaios Roffman

Choreography by Holly Boda-Sutton

Western reflections on Japanese Culture: Exploring Nonwestern Vocabularies Through Collaboration and Art

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Pictures
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Video Tracks
Commentary by the creators

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Lotus Wedding Cup

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Premiere: July 2008

Introduction

Movement 1.

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2.

Tea Ceremony Cup

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Movement 2.

2.

3.

Instruments

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Movement 3.

3.

4.

Kokeshi doll

Empra Doll

Haniwa Doll

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Movement 4.

4.

The Dolls

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Bonard

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Movement 5

Bonard

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6.

Print by Hiroshige
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Movement 6

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7.

Buddha

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Movement 7

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8.

Furoshiki

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Movement 8

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9.

Koan

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Movement 9

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10.

Sankai Juku

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Movement 10

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11.

Lady

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Movement 11

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12.

Mingei or Folk Art Bird

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Movement 12

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13.

Yukata
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Movement 13.

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14.

How to Use Furoshiki

Movement 14.

14.
Rehearsal May 22, 2008

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Response Prompts

Recommended Links

Aesthetic and Structural aspects of Japanese Music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnfEN8SfLGo

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