binbinFactory/Satoshi Haga & Rie Fukuzawa

binbinFactory/ Satoshi Haga and Rie Fukuzawa, photo by Reggie Shiobara

Satoshi Haga and Rie Fukuzawa have been collaborating as binbinFactory since 2010. Many venues have presented them, including 92nd Street Y, DanceNow (2010-2020), Downtown Dance Festival, Movement Research at Judson Church, Dixon Place, Performance Mix Festival (2019), Le Festival de Bargemon in France.

They are recipients of residency programs and grants, including Swing Space Residency from L.M.C.C., Eva Dean Dance with Mertz Gilmore Creative Grant, SEANSE Art Residency in Volda University in Norway, City Artist Corps grants. Their first creation, “THREAD,” won 2nd place at “THE A.W.A.R.D. Show!” presented by Joyce SoHo, NY. They created the story for TBTB. (Theater Breaking Through Barriers) and did a Japan tour (2017).

During the pandemic of the years, they were trying to connect with others. They participated in online events, including Dance Now / The Chapter 5 celebration honoree(2021), also presented a site-specific performance in Fort Greene Park in October 2021.

Fuse the aspects of Eastern and Western culture – psychologically and spiritually, by means of dance, movement and theater.

We play our own guardian deities.

binbinFactory’s new work fuses aspects of Eastern and Western culture psychologically and spiritually by means of dance, movement, and theater. The performers play their own guardian deities.