OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA.
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His first piece to gain international attention was Admiring La Argentina in 1977, directed by Hijikata, in which he paid a dreamlike homage to Mercé. The production won the Dance Critics' Circle award in Japan. Ohno frequently danced with his son Yoshito, and they performed together in works such as My Mother, Water Lilies and The Dead Sea.
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As a teenager in 1987, I stumbled across an image of Ohno on a peeling poster in the streets of Angers in north-west France. Captivated by this mysterious portrait, I placed the picture above my bed, where it has remained to this day. As I discovered more about the artist and his work, Ohno's dance and philosophy became a source of great inspiration to me. In 2009, I featured a portrait of him on the cover of my album The Crying Light.
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Ms. graduated Summa Cum Laude from New York University with a BA in Visual Culture, and holds an MBA in Marketing and Management from Columbia University. Ms. is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society and lectures about fashion and entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School, Harvard Business School, FIT and Parsons The New School of Design.
their wives, who often accompany them; and they always go well armed.
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