Photo by Masahisa Fukase(C)1989
"Gibasan": Photo by Hiroshi Yamazaki(C)1998
Performance poster for "Shizukana Ie":
Photo by Hiroshi Yamazaki, Design by Ikko Tanaka(C)1998
Photographs by (C) Eikoh Hosoe
Eikoh Hosoe published one of the most famous photographic albums
Photographs by (C) Makoto Onozuka
Photograph by (C) Akio Yoshino
has been run by Ms.Akiko Motofuji, Hijikata's wife, and
is one of Butoh dance centers where Butoh dance performances
and workshops have been held.
Akiko Motofuji, Tatsumi Hijikata's wife and co-originator of Butoh,
passed away on October 19th, 2003, in Tokyo.
We offer our deep condolences to her,
and dream that she can have a dance with Hijikata again,
in Heaven. (Oct.2003)
The Asbestos Studio has been sold off by a bank after Akiko's decease.
* Keio University, Tokyo, started a systematic collection of Hijikata's
stage properties, manuscripts, books, posters, etc.
in cooperation with ASBESTOS Studio.
It will be a most intensive center for Hijikata studies.