Artist Interview アーティストインタビュー
Questioning the Body at its Limits What is this world of Ikuyo Kuroda?
Ikuyo Kuroda (BATIK)
After her stunning debut as a choreographer with the work
in 2002, Ikuyo Kuroda has collected a series of the most prestigious awards in Japan’s dance world, making her a fast-rising new star. Building movement based in classical ballet and pushing the limits of the dancer’s body brutally, she gives vivid expression to the visions that held in the very depth of our collective bodies. Before departing for a tour of Germany, France and Finland late this month with a production of her representative work
, we asked Ikuyo Kuroda about the intense course she has come over the past three years since founding her company and about her future.
Interviewer: Tatsuro Ishii