… allowing access, passage, or a view through; not closed or blocked. With the outer edges or sides drawn away from each other; unfolded or spread out. With no restrictions on those allowed to participate. Welcoming public discussion, criticism, and enquiry.
… a form of Japanese dance theater that encompasses a diverse range of activities, techniques and motivations for dance , performance, or movement. Following World War II, butoh arose in 1959 through collaborations between its two key founders Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo. Common features of the art form include playful and grotesque imagery, taboo topics, extreme or absurd environments, and it is traditionally performed in white body makeup with slow hyper-controlled motion. However, with time butoh groups are increasingly being formed around the world, with their various aesthetic ideals and intentions.
… investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws. The collecting of information about a particular subject.