Monday, August 22, 2011

I could have not been born (Sharing a video from my Butoh Vlog)

Gustavo Thomas Butoh Vlog: I could have not been born

Sometimes we feel that we've achieved something, and today while editing my Butoh Vlog for August 12, 2011 I felt that.

There is a myth, a real myth, about my birth, I could have not been born: I was stuck in my own umbilical cord; the cord had surrounded my neck and strangled me. Doctors put everything in order before my birth and now I'm alive.

This video is not an illustration of those moments, but images coming from this myth of my birth are so powerful that work as a source for the movement in it.

Butoh is simple, and only becomes complex when we try to explain it...

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