a note for japanophiles in melbourne (via ziguzagu):
an evening with the artist Evan Demas with Butoh performance by Yumi Umiumare has been specially organized for the NGV Artbeat members (younger group of NGV members) at Kazari Collector this Wednesday 3 June. With space still left we have been able to invite a small number of friends who may have a special interest.
$25 per head includes drinks, finger food, an informal talk with the artist and special intimate performance by Yumi Umiumare, Australia’s only Butoh dancer.
Evan Demas is a local installation artist and sculptor as well as an award winning Ikebana practitioner and recently assisted visiting Japanese Master Tetsunori Kawana construct the grand bamboo sculpture at the NGV. Click here for more info on Evan Demas