Performance: “AMATERASU” Original idea: Fukuko Ando Music and Live Act: Jorge Govea Butoh Dancer: Solène De Cock
Production: Juan 2Santos Hair: Aurelio Ramos (Using Sachajuan) Hair assistants: Sara Carvalho and Marcio Neris Make-up: Cristina Neto
Conceição Amaral / President Fundação Ricardo do Espírito Santo Silva Ana Sim-Sim Pedro Reis Gomes / Stage Set Up Filipa Coelho Arts and Crafts Workshops – Ricardo do Espírito Santo Silva Foundation Maria Marques and Camila Ferraro Nuno Neves / Other Features Unipessoal Lda Mariana Correia and Ana Pires.
By Fukuko Ando
In front of the mirror, I work with the wooden mannequin on which I directly sculpt the dress form by the fabric. The dress has 360 degrees awareness.
Ando’s work is based on a simple proposition : ” Each person has a body.
The body expresses a person’s story and history, the dress is a language the expresses that body , the human body and the dress are both founded on the same principle: constant, unbroken perception “