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Takao Kawaguchi
Picture: Takuya Matsumi

Takao Kawaguchi

From 1996 to 2008 Takao Kawaguchi was a member of the multimedia performance company Dumb Type. Since 2008 the Japanese artist has been working on his site-specific solo series A Perfect Life Until Today. In recent years he has also created several butoh-related works, such as The Ailing Dance Mistress (2012) and About Kazuo Ohno (2013). Kawaguchi collaborates with various artists, including performance artist Takayuki Fujimoto, dancer and choreographer Tsyuyoshi Shirai, performer Dick Wong and actor and author Koichi Imaizumi.

In the past