Sarajevo's fine MESS shines light from yet more darkness

Nov 26, 2014

Sarajevo's fine MESS shines light from yet more darkness

by Natsume Date

This year is the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, and among commemorations worldwide, in Sarajevo, in present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina, there have been numerous events marking the June 28, 1914 assassination there of the Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife ...

Redefining conventions of the play

Feb 21, 2013

Redefining conventions of the play

by Nobuko Tanaka

Without doubt, Takahiro Fujita is the most prominent newcomer in the world of Japanese contemporary theater. To a considerable extent that’s because the 27-year-old playwright/director has an unusual trademark style — to create works that often have the same lyrical phrases and series of ...