I must be the same self that I was born as, how can that not be the case?


media installation & dance performance | 60′ | JP 2017

Soliciting both the conceptual and sensory levels of our perceptual system, ‚Selfhood‘ explores the processes of identity recognition, the discernment of characteristics and the quality that constitutes one’s individuality.

Concept and realisation Michael Maurissens
Choreography & Video Michael Maurissens
Dance Wataru Murakami, Fumi Takenouchi, Emi Ogura, Kyoko Nomura, Yuki Goda, Michael Maurissens
Sound Masamitsu Araki
Light Yasuhiro Fujiwara
Model photo Misuzu Furuya

Project leader Mami Katsuya
Project coordinator Ryuichi Tani
Project assistant Yoshiya Yoshimitsu
Stage director Nobuaki Oshika
Translator Aya M. Aoshima
Photography Kai Maetani

Produced by Kyoto Art Center
Supported by KYOTO.KÖLN, Quartier am Hafen, Kyoto AIR Alliance Program
In cooperation with Goethe – Institut Villa Kamogawa
Funded by
Ministry of Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sports of the State of North Rhine – Westphalia, Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan in the Fiscal 2016