Okay, so i went a little crazy here with posting some butoh dance videos. As I mentioned in my comments from the other post, butoh emerged in the late 50's and 60's in Japan, and while it explores many universal themes of existence, it has always been thought to have been birthed out of the horrific experience of the hiroshima bombings and the aftermath of that. I find these vids mesmerizing - the movements and the contexts - simultaneously hypnotic and frightening, and just plain intense. Hope some of you will enjoy them.
here is a rather intense clip from a performance in paris that has embedding diabled