Yu Tamura

  • Dancer
  • Japan
    • Dance
  • The Asia Center Fellowship Program
  • Grant Year: Fiscal Year 2017
March 01, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Country of Activity

Moving Resilience – Exploring Community Dance Amidst Disaster

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This was a six-month community dance project conducted during the period March 1st -August 31st 2018 in the Philippines. The project focused on working with partner organization and groups with non-verbal language and a process of discovery, to embody resilience capacities and qualities through a dance and body movement approach. This involved exploring how dance and body movement can contribute to physical awareness, sustaining hope, purpose and the social process of resilience, generating mutual, physical space to regain energy towards peaceful and healthy community dynamics and atmosphere that will allow space for social healing to occur and the social fabric to be restored.

Main Cities of Activity
Dumaguete, Palo, Tacloban
Host Institution(s) / Individual(s)
Youth Advocacy Through Theater Arts (YATTA)
Activity Reports
Moving Resilience – Exploring Community Dance Amidst Disaster(481KB)

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