I started producing contemporary circus in 2004 in Sapporo when I was working for the Hokkaido Shimbun Press (in Japan, there is a section for events production in all big media companies) and we invited Baro d’Evel, Cahin Caha, Association W (Jean-Baptiste André) and Feria Musica for four years in a row, and got almost 20,000 audience members with paid tickets. I think it was the first case in Japan that contemporary circus shows were presented by the same organizer for several years. I was the coordinator and one of the ones responsible for those projects.
100nen Circus After that, as the journal decided to suspend this project, I quit my job to be an independent producer in circus and went to France to write the first survey book on the contemporary circus in Japan in 2007. The book...
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