on gazing pain, Current work-in-progress, Butoh Ritual Performance

in movement artist residency at Trauma Bar und Kino 2021, Berlin, Germany
shown at Haus der Statistik as part of “Unclaimed Identities” exhibit

Audience members are invited to track their eyes as a camera wanting to capture the emotions.

Depictions of pain is explored in relation to beauty and sensuality. Here, the camera acts as an experimental gaze, reflecting on what it’s like to witness a body in pain.

butoh by Min Yoon tr. "Citizen Truth" / film by Isabelle Schmitz