An experimental arts festival held in the underground spaces of Tokyo
Discover the unknown spaces of Tokyo 2021, in real life and online.
TOKYO REAL UNDERGROUND (TRU) is part of Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13.
TRU is online!
To get access to the full TRU Online program for free,
please register with your email address.
19 June 19:30 [UTC +9]~15 August
Takao Kawaguchi Selection: Un Certain Regard
19 June [UTC +9]~18:00 next day
Tomomi Tanabe x Takao Kawaguchi
Eiko Otake—A Body in Tokyo + A Body in Fukushima
Guests: Eiko Otake, Takao Kawaguchi
Eiko Otake—A Body with Fukushima
Guests: Eiko Otake, Toshio Mizohata, Dai Matsuoka
English Talk: About Eiko Otake’s A Body with FukushimaGuests: Dr. Joseph Gashō Amato, Greg Dovorak and Mai Honda
Online Timeline: Butoh IncidentsGuests: Takao Norikoshi, Yo Ishihara, Toshio Mizohata, Naoto Iina Performance: Tenko Ima
Yuki Kobayashi—Ice Cream Torch / Ceremony
Guest: Yuki Kobayashi Host: Takao Kawaguchi
William Klein Exhibition: GINZA 1961—Starring: The City + Walking AR Experience: Dance Happening—TodayGuests: Yuri Mitsuda, Toshio Mizohata, Naoto Iina, Performance: Bishop Yamada
Takao Kawaguchi—Minotaur Disco
Guests: Daisuke Yoshimoto, Akihiro Suzuki, Takao Kawaguchi
Chinese Talk: Takao Kawaguchi’s Minotaur DiscoGuests: Zhang Ying, and others
Naoto Iina + Takao Kawaguchi + Mikiko Kawamura + Dai Matsuoka—THREE
Guests: Naoto Iina, Takao Kawaguchi, Mikiko Kawamura, Dai Matsuoka
Online Symposium: Butoh DiasporaGuests: Tadashi Endo, Oguri, Yuko Kaseki, Atsushi Takenouchi, Toshi Tanaka, Yumi Umiumare, Dai Matsuoka
River Lin—Is this Gutai?
Russian Talk: About naoto iina + Takao Kawaguchi + Mikiko Kawamura + Dai Matsuoka's THREEGuests: Yulia Skogoreva, Olga Gerasim, Rodion TR
Pechika Satoh—The Butterfly Dream
Guest: Pechika Satoh Host: Takao Kawaguchi
Kim Itoh + Tokyo Reiwa Underground Dancers—Paradise Underground
Guests: Kim Itoh, Dai Matsuoka, and others
Yasunori Ikunishi—The Standing Sticks: May Only I Live Long
Guests: Yasunori Ikunishi, Kiyoshi Hashimoto, Manabu Tomita, Dai Matsuoka
Guest: Tomomi Tanabe Host: Takao Kawaguchi
Tako Kawaguchi—About Kazuo Ohno
Guests: Takao Kawaguchi, and others
(~15 Aug) Available on demand from the day of release until 15 August.
(~18:00 next day) Available from the time of release until 18:00 JST [UTC +9] the next day.
*All times are approximate.
*Please note that this lineup and the times are subject to change.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Planning and Production:
Dance Archive Network