OFF THE SHOES - Yuki Takaoka

Premiered at Session House, Tokyo (Japan), inside the 21 Fest. 104. 10 minutes dance worlds x7.

This short piece let us think about routine in life and the difficult decision to change the course of it. Moral and ethics for example in the act of removing shoes before committing suicide as in Japanese culture happens or in the other hand, the happy feeling of walking barefoot.

In which situation do you take off the shoes?

Your ethics was protected by what? Would be broken by what?

Direction and Choreography: Yuki Takaoka.

Dancers: Yuki Takaoka and Lucía Vázquez.

Duration: 10 min.

Photo: Kiminobu Sato.

Year: 2016.