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  • ICAA Record ID
    731982
    AUTHOR
    Kuni, Masami
    TITLE
    Evolución en la expresión de la danza / Masami Kuni
    IN
    Arte Madí Universal : Revista del Movimiento Madinemsor (Buenos Aires, Argentina). -- No.5 (Oct. 1951)
    DESCRIPTION
    ill.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Artists’ Statement
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Kuni, Masami. "Evolución en la expresión de la danza." Arte Madí Universal: Revista del Movimiento Madinemsor (Buenos Aires), no. 5 (October 1951).
    GEOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTORS
Synopsis

Masami Kuni believed that dance had not yet developed its own method of expression. In this article the Japanese choreographer proposes a concrete form of dance, consisting of non-figurative movements and with no specific meaning, such as he had created for his productions of The Blue Chain and The Emotion of a Little Girl, both of which premiered in Tokyo in 1951.

Annotations

Arte Madí Universal magazine was published from 1947 until June 1954. Gyula Kosice (1924–2016) was the Editor, and was assisted by: Rhod Rothfuss, Diyi Laañ, H.-J. Koellreutter, Masami Kuni, Valdo Wellington, Alberto Sartorio, Alberto Hidalgo, and M. G. de la Fuente, among many others. The School’s Manifesto appeared in the first issue.

This particular document has been chosen because it shows that the Madí group wanted to apply their ideas to all disciplines, in this case creating a form of choreography with no specific meaning or connotations.

Researcher
Cristina Rossi.
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Biblioteca Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.