My 2 bosses. 2 important ladies in my life and 2 inspiring artists. Karole Armitage and Yoshiko Chuma after the show at New York Live Arts today. #KaroleArmitage #YoshikoChuma #mentor #Artist #Danceworld #NewYorkArtist #Creator
I came across one colorful but not really fashionable photo on Facebook... it somehow caught my eye because it took me back to a nostalgic place..: maybe it was the unpretentious smiles on their faces. It was Yoshiko Chuma among her local friends in Palestine standing in the middle of an exotic Middle Eastern market. I have never been to Palestine but I probably felt a connection with that picture.
I wrote to her spontaneously - just one sentence: "Why are you there?”
Love performing in an intimate space like this. Of course I also love performing in big theaters. But dancing in front of a non-dance audience, without stage lights or a dance floor where I can see everyone's faces in the audience while I am dancing and immediately feel their reactions. Those are the moments when it's special. I have to admit: basically It’s my joy to dance in any situation, in any place. Last night, I performed as part of an ARAS (Archive for Research in Arc