Tashi Iwaoka

performance maker

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A Japanese performance maker based in Amsterdam.
A member of performance makers' collective Ehkä production.
Dreaming to attain the perfect imperfection, as a key to enter the core of everyday poetry and form something to celebrate life.
A deadly serious clown at the very deepest bottom of heart... Maybe? (Rhiz.eu)

Own works

2010
June

'Return of A Way of the Dragon - Resurrection Again 2010!', a solo (Muiderpoorttheater, Amsterdam, NL)
January

'Art must be suffering? (Artist must be suffering?)', a durational performance cooking at De Lagune van Amsterdam by Gross und Stark (Egelantiersstraat, Amsterdam NL)

2009
October

'A Way of the Dragon [a scheme for making one love] in Suomi', a solo at International Barents pupet theatre festival (Kulttuuritalo Valve, Oulu, FI)
April

‘WBIR’, a duet conceived by Tashi Iwaoka and realised by Aitana Cordero (ES) and Daniel Almgren-Recén (SE) (Hetveem Theater, Amsterdam, NL)
2008
November

‘A Way of the Dragon [a frame for waking new clear balance]’, a final-solo at Dubbeldans (Muiderpoorttheater, Amsterdam, NL)
March

'Radio Lost', a three hour durational performance at Gross und Stark offspace (Meneer de Wit, Amsterdam, NL)
2007
December

‘Kuroko’s memories [director’s 1st assistant’s cut] ’, a solo object-theatre piece at Colour Dance (Muiderpoorttheater, Amsterdam, NL)
October

‘Kuroko’s dreams 07’, a solo object-theatre piece (Barker-teatteri, Turku, FI)
September

‘unit-Y [ever in progress]: Bloody World Theory’, a duet with/for Aitana Cordero and Daniel Almgren-Recén (Hetveem Theater, Amsterdam, NL)
June

‘Kuroko’s dreams 07’ at DasArts Festival (DasArts, Amsterdam, NL)

‘unit-Y [ever in progress]: Bloody World Theory’ (Muiderpoorttheater, Amsterdam, NL)
May

‘unit-Y [ever in progress]: Bloody World Theory’ at Live Art Festival (Theatre Academy of Helsinki, Helsinki, FI)
February

‘unit-Y [in progress] presentation ‘us and our bloody director/choreographer’’, a research presentation with Aitana Cordero, Ben Büchenbacher (IL/NL) and Violetta Perra and ‘Kuroko’s dreams 07’ (Muiderpoorttheater, Amsterdam, NL)
2006
October

‘Kuroko’s dreams’ at Dubbeldans (Muiderpoorttheater, Amsterdam, NL)

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