This work is one of four installations that comprise NI DO TO: never again. Learn more on our website.
Free and open to the public in the Ferst Center lobby. October 3 - 26, Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Closed October 21.
Through the spirit of Obon, a folk dance honoring those who’ve passed on, we disrupt and awaken a new movement experience outside the theatrical proscenium and illuminate the importance of making dances for communities.
Nobuko Miyamoto is an icon of Asian American music and activism. Since the early 1970s, she has been exploring ways to reclaim and re-spirit our minds, bodies, histories, and communities, using the arts to create social change and forge solidarity. Join folk dancer, Chie Saito, and KAMBARA+ dancer, Lani Yamanaka, in learning Nobuko’s Bon Odori dance Kangie (Gathering of Joy).