How Did I Get Here?
'How Did I Get Here?' is my first solo performance work and part of my HERE NOW Trilogy. It investigates how our perception of time changes as we age, and how we recognize and accept our own mortality as we enter the autumn phase of life.
Duration 13 minutes
Created and performed by Ryuichi Fujimura
Video Art: Laura Turner
Design Consultant: Tobhiyah Stone Feller
Dramaturg: Carlos Gomes
August 2022 for DANCE DOUBLE BILL, Sydney, Australia @ Old Fitzroy Theatre
March 2022 for BOLD Festival, Canberra, Australia @ QL2 Theatre
Nov 2018 for Taiwan Dance Platform @Weiwuying National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts , Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Nov 2017 for Lonely in the Rain? Joensuu, Finland
"How did I Get here?" has been developed through the support of Force Majeure.
"How did I get here?" has been supported by the Australian Government through Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body (2022 Sydney presentation and 2018 Taiwan presentation).
"How did I get here?" has been supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW (2022 Sydney presentation and 2017 Finland presentation).