New Circus Show Performer audition
SLOW LABEL director
With a focus on “the extraordinary within the ordinary,” Yoshie Kris develops a variety of projects that connect people and communities from diverse fields and cultures, creating new values. She has been involved since 2008 with the production of community performances in areas experiencing population decline. In 2010, having lost all lower limb function in her right leg due to osteosarcoma, she encountered the world of disability welfare services. She established SLOW LABEL in 2011, and launched the Yokohama Paratriennale in 2014, serving as its general director. With the SLOW MOVEMENT performance project, she has worked on cultivating environments for the participation in artistic activities by individuals with disabilities, and on training personnel to support these efforts, as well as helming the creation of performance work as general director. She is a recipient of the 65th Yokohama Culture Prize’s Culture and Arts Encouragement Award. Tokyo 2020 Comprehensive team Creative director.
SLOW LABEL performing director
Circus Artist.1999 Cultural Agency As an overseas trainee, I went to the French National Circus School (CNAC) for the first time as a Japanese student. In 2002, after graduating, a two-year European tour at the circus directed by Philippe Decouflé. After that, founded the French Contemporary Circus Company and performed in 35 countries around the world. Returned to Japan in 2009. Received the French Recolare 2016 and made a stay in Paris. SLOW LABEL performing director since 2015.