Un Yamada solo “DICTEE”
Premiere 2011 Kyoto art center, Kyoto,JAPAN
2012 Kanagawa ArtTheatre, YOKOHAMA,JAPAN
Fukuoka Asian Art Musium, Fukuoka,JAPAN
Iwaki Performing Arts Center, Fukushima ,JAPAN
2013 Setagaya Public Theatre, Tokyo
“Beijing Nanluoguxiang theatre festival”Penghao theatre, Beijing, China
choreography direction and dance : Un Yamada
text : Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
Un Yamada’s latest solo dance based on a Korean American artist, Theresa HakKyung Cha’s experimental autobiography.
“DICTEE”, dictation, symbolizes the theme, the pain of a woman, deprived of her mother tongue, trying desperately to acquire a new language. The original text, using Korean, English, French and Chinese, mentions some women from history, thereby broadening the time span of the piece.