Mina Nishimura, from Tokyo, was introduced to butoh through Kota Yamazaki. She’s been fortunate to work and collaborate with inspirational artists, in most recent years with Neil Greenberg, SIA, Dean Moss, Vicky Shick, Nami Yamamoto, Ursula Eagly and Kota Yamazaki. She’s been an Artist-in-Residence at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in 2011 and Chez Bushwick in 2013 and was a 2013 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence. Her most recent work has been presented by Danspace Project. She has been teaching at universities and for various communities.