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FOOTAGE number
CTA622427
Title
The Art of Mime
Date
1971 (C20th)
Description
Yass Hakoshima, Japanese-born mime artist-teacher, performs several mime pieces and explains some mime techniques. With Renata Vouet, mime's assistant. Performance pieces include an eagle which is shot but is determined to fly again, a dictator suppressing mass revolt, a man searching in vain for a woman, a parable of Buddhism told through the image of climbing on a spider web. In a demonstration of technique Hakoshima shows how to walk while standing still, how to create the illusion of walls by pretending to push against them, pulling a rope, isolating different body parts, etc. He also discusses how the Japanese culture and theater have influenced his own style of mime.
Photo credit
Creative Arts Television / Bridgeman Images
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Footage 640 × 472 px 4,295 MB 0
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