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Right in Front of Your Eyes 

Wednesday, Nov 10 2010
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Aoi Yamaguchi is a performance calligrapher. Wielding a big brush (or two), she turns music way up loud, a crowd gathers, and she writes on someone's shirt. Or the floor. Or the wall. To the beat. As part of “Kangen: Reunited with Nature,” Yamaguchi's soulful take on traditional Japanese art is echoed by her performance compatriots, New York dancer Mika Yanagihara and Swedish textile artist Hiroko Tsuchimoto. Each uses live art to express a vision of “rebirth to death.” We love that Yanagihara's extensive movement training and Tsuchimoto's hallmark woolly bulbs are as suited to the expression of such a span as art-writing is.
Nov. 19-Dec. 11, 2010

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