Artist Interview アーティストインタビュー
The unique aesthetic art world of director and choreographer Sakiko Oshima
Sakiko Oshima (H. Art Chaos)
With her unique aesthetic sense and philosophy, the highly theatrical director and choreographer Sakiko Oshima combines her talents with the presence of the dancing genius Naoko Shirakawa in one of Japan’s leading dance companies, H. Art Chaos. Internationally the company’s work has been recognized with awards such as the 2000
New York Times
“Dance of the Year” award. We spoke to Oshima about her past and her present, which recently includes expanded solo activities such as work with the Singapore ballet company SDT and choreographing for opera.
Interviewer: Akiko Tachiki / interviewed at Singapore’s Esplanade Theatre on Sept. 2, 2006, during the run of Whose Voice Cries Out?