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MuDA

An art group formed in Kyoto in 2010 by QUICK ∀ Takahiko Fukui (dancer, choreographer, artist, SEITAI master) and Haruka Akiyama (an artist). They dedicate themselves to the research and practical activities of dance, creative work, and bodywork, guided by the principles of '無-MU, 全-ZEN, 脱-DATSU, 極-KYOKU'. Their aim is to pursue the "formless form" and the ultimate dance of creation that returns to nothingness. In 2018, they opened "MuDA SEITAI", and in 2019, they opened "MuDA SHOP". Past works are "munikisuru" (Kyoto, Nara, Kochi, 2021-2022) , "Ultimate Dance" (Japan, 2020-), "Recall, Perceive" (Kyoto, 2019), "Keep on rising" (Kyoto,Sweden, 2018-2019), "Trash falls from the sky" (Kyoto, 2018), "SEMEGIAI Random" (Taichung, Jakarta, Yogjakarta, Hokkaido, Kyoto, 2015 - 2018), "MuDA IRON" (Setouchi Triennale 2016 Inujima Performing Arts Program), and so on.

     

MuDA

An art group formed in Kyoto in 2010 by QUICK ∀ Takahiko Fukui (dancer, choreographer, artist, SEITAI master) and Haruka Akiyama (an artist). They dedicate themselves to the research and practical activities of dance, creative work, and bodywork, guided by the principles of '無-MU, 全-ZEN, 脱-DATSU, 極-KYOKU'. Their aim is to pursue the "formless form" and the ultimate dance of creation that returns to nothingness. In 2018, they opened "MuDA SEITAI", and in 2019, they opened "MuDA SHOP". Past works are "munikisuru" (Kyoto, Nara, Kochi, 2021-2022) , "Ultimate Dance" (Japan, 2020-), "Recall, Perceive" (Kyoto, 2019), "Keep on rising" (Kyoto,Sweden, 2018-2019), "Trash falls from the sky" (Kyoto, 2018), "SEMEGIAI Random" (Taichung, Jakarta, Yogjakarta, Hokkaido, Kyoto, 2015 - 2018), "MuDA IRON" (Setouchi Triennale 2016 Inujima Performing Arts Program), and so on.

     

QUICK ∀ Takahiko Fukui

A dancer, choreographer, artist and SEITAI master. Born in Kyoto, Japan in 1982. Started dancing based on breakdance in 1996. Formed the dance crew "ICHIGEKI" in 1999 and won numerous competitions both domestically and internationally. Established the performance group "e-dance" in 2007, taking on the roles of dance and choreography chief, and presented stage productions in Japan and abroad. In 2010, launched the art group "MuDA" and served as director, dancer, artist, and bodywork therapist. Currently the representative of MuDA. Engaged in activities in 40 cities across 12 countries. A father of two sons and one daughter.

 

QUICK ∀ Takahiko Fukui

A dancer, choreographer, artist and SEITAI master. Born in Kyoto, Japan in 1982. Started dancing based on breakdance in 1996. Formed the dance crew "ICHIGEKI" in 1999 and won numerous competitions both domestically and internationally. Established the performance group "e-dance" in 2007, taking on the roles of dance and choreography chief, and presented stage productions in Japan and abroad. In 2010, launched the art group "MuDA" and served as director, dancer, artist, and bodywork therapist. Currently the representative of MuDA. Engaged in activities in 40 cities across 12 countries. A father of two sons and one daughter.

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Haruka Akiyama

Artist, born 1986, Kochi, Japan, graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts in 2011 with a postgraduate degree in ceramics. She has been creating ceramic works on the theme of 'overlapping time'. She has exhibited her works in Japan and abroad, including in Kansai, Shikoku, Hokkaido, South Korea and China. Mother of three.

  

Haruka Akiyama

Artist, born 1986, Kochi, Japan, graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts in 2011 with a postgraduate degree in ceramics. She has been creating ceramic works on the theme of 'overlapping time'. She has exhibited her works in Japan and abroad, including in Kansai, Shikoku, Hokkaido, South Korea and China. Mother of three.