PopUpTearoom @ Lucy Guerin Studio                                        


Yumi was working with Adam Hatsu-Shin, her teacher for tea ceremony, and her collaborator as a performing artist.They had one-week residency at Lucy Guerin studio, inviting 16 artists including dancers, videographers, Ikebana artist and Zen monk and many others. They have had several durational improvisations combining rituals of tea ceremony, physical expression of Butoh and dance.

Some participants have also joined to the improvisation and shared the feedbacks.

Quotes from the participants

“..suspended state of gratitude. The experience made me feel calm, inquisitive, slower somehow..” 

"Movement freedom contrasted clarity of ceremony..After feel great respect everyday life + the unexpected"  

“The intensity of sensation. Sweet bitter edging on my bones.”