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Yohei Hamada(b. 1987) is a Norway based dance artist from Japan, who holds BA Liberal Arts in Yokohama National University, MA in Philosophy at the Graduate School / Faculty of Urban Innovation (IUI) at the Yokohama National University(2013).

Hamada seeks out dance as an interaction of body and surroundings and works in the performing arts field by referring interdisciplinary to the knowledge from mathematics, architecture, physics, anthropology, linguistics, carpentry, martial arts and dance methods as well as the wisdom of daily life. He works internationally by focusing on the Nordic and East Asia regions. Affordance and Tensegrity are the key terms in his practice. Recently, he created Push Pull Matters (2023) by focusing is on the physicality embodied by using hand-working tools both from Norway and Japan in collaboration with Norges Fiskerimuseum, co-produced by BIT Teatergarasjen and Carte Blanche and supported by Norsk Kulturrådet, Nordisk Kulturfond, Bergen city and Vestland County. Hamada is an Uredd artist 2022-24 (the 3rd generation) and a Dance Base Yokohama residence artist in 2023.
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