孤独なからだ

Solitary Body

The last book by Masaki Iwana (Nov 2020)

This is the last work accomplished by Masaki Iwana. This book was completed in the very last days before his passing away in November 2020.

Contents: 177 pages of close to 50 essays selected by Masaki himself.

Language: The book is only in Japanese.

Price: 2500円 / €25 + shipping

To reserve your copy of this book, please send an email to: wakamatsu@gmail.com.

6 Dec 2020: The printing of the book will be completed in the next few weeks. If paying outside of Japan, the cost of book is €25 plus shipping cost. We will send shipping cost and payment method when the printing of the book is completed.

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Solitary Body (2020)

虚無の強度

The Intensity of Nothingness

The Dance and Thoughts of Masaki Iwana

Publication of the 2nd. Edition (April 2011) – now with 500 examples

(1st. Edition published: May 2002)

Contents: A4 size, high quality paper + beautiful book cover, 162 pages (English / Japanese bilingual), 26 photos (inc. colour) + 13 new photos (total 39 photos, plus diagrams).

Essays: 2 main Butoh texts

  • The Human as a Material Entity
  • The Body and Dancing at the Core of Being Left Behind

7 short Butoh texts, 9 Essays, 5 media clips, articles, interview, updated biography, + new Butoh text About Our Dance (2009).

Price: 3500円 / €35 / US$50

To purchase this book or to find out more details, please send an email to: wakamatsu@gmail.com.

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The Intensity of Nothingness (2011)