Articles tagged ‘Butoh’

Several blurry dancers writhe on the floor with what appear to be strings connecting them.

Butoh and Neuroscience

Colombian neuroscientist Dr. Luis Roberto Amador López, theoretical physicist Dr. José Jairo Giraldo Gallo, and butoh choreographer Brenda Polo research the effects butoh has on the brain and emotions in their project “Black Hole.”

Of Butoh, Bogotá and the Brain

Brenda Polo, a butoh dancer and the director of Manusdea Antropología Escénica in Bogotá, Colombia, shares how butoh can address the violence in Colombia, as well as her research linking butoh, neuroscience and somatics.