Pijin Neji “solo”
OLTA “Nippon Ideology (tentative title)”
Open Group Session
Dancer/choreographer. Represents neji&co. He danced in the butoh company Dairakudakan directed by Maro Akaji until 2004, and developing on his physicality based on butoh, he started to create solo dances with microscopic approach to his own body and choreographic works with materialist approach to the bodies of the dancers. He received the Yokohama Dance Collection EX Jury Prize and was selected in the Festival/Tokyo’s Emerging Artists Program for F/T Award in 2011. In 2016, he curated “Our Masters – Hijikata Tatsumi <방언/glossolalia>” the at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, Korea. 2021-2023 THEATRE E9 KYOTO associate artist. 2022-2024 The Saison Foundation Saison Fellow.