Hal Tanaka      


Hal Tanaka
Hal started BUTOH at the (Hoppou Butho-ha) in the 1980s. After the nationwide Japan tour, he stopped performing Butoh for twenty years. After restarting in 2005, he performed with the nationally famous poet “Suntaro Tanikawa”, and various musicians and artists. In 2010, he organized “Building Hijack Performance” and attracted attention from the media. He was selected as the subject of study in Art University in Poland and National University in Russia. Artists are continually visiting him from overseas. He is mainly active in Hokkaido, the northern part of Japan.