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Ryoji Ikeda :: superposition, AUG 5, 2012 preview at ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
(This video clip is a preview version before the world-premiere at Centre Pompidou Paris in NOV 2012. The work has been and will be constantly updating during the future tour. Tour dates: ryojiikeda.com)
superposition is a project about the way we understand the reality of nature on an atomic scale and is inspired by the mathematical notions of quantum mechanics. Performers will appear in his piece for the first time, performing as operator/conductor/observer/examiners. All the components on stage will be in a state of superposition; sound, visuals, physical phenomena, mathematical concepts, human behaviour and randomness - these will be constantly orchestrated and de-orchestrated simultaneously in a single performance piece.
Concept, direction and music: Ryoji Ikeda
in collaboration with
Performers: Stéphane Garin, Amélie Grould
Programming, graphics and computer system: Tomonaga Tokuyama, Norimichi Hirakawa, Yoshito Onishi
Optical devices: Norimichi Hirakawa
Stage manager: Simon MacColl
Technical manager: Tomonaga Tokuyama
Production assistant: Daisuke Sekine
World Première on 14, 15, 16 November 2012 at the Centre Pompidou with the Festival dʼAutomne à Paris (FR)
Avant-Première on 5 August 2012 at ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE)
Commissioned by Festival d’Automne à Paris (FR) for the musical part
Created and developed at Parc de La Villette (Paris, FR), YCAM Yamaguchi Center for Arts and media (JP) and ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE)
Coproduction : Festival dʼAutomne à Paris (FR), Les Spectacles Vivants - Centre Pompidou (Paris, FR), Barbican (London, UK), Concertgebouw Brugge (Bruges, BE), Festival de Marseille (FR), Parc de La Villette (Paris, FR), Kyoto Experiment (JP), ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE), STRP Art and Technology Festival (Eindhoven, NL).
With the support of the DICRéAM-CNC (FR)
Production and Touring : Sarah Ford, Quaternaire
Ryoji Ikeda: superposition Tour: SPRING 2013
8-9 March 2013 : STRP Biennial, Eindhoven, The Netherlands http://strp.nl/nl/
15 March 2013 : La Faïencerie, Creil (near Paris), France http://www.faiencerie-theatre.com/
27-28 March 2013 : The Barbican, London, UK http://www.barbican.org.uk/
10 April 2013 : Concertgebouw Brugge, Belgium http://www.concertgebouw.be/
*other tour dates to be announced at www.ryojiikeda.com
More imagery for ANTI's campaign for the Resonance jeans which I co-designed.
These go on presale Friday 2nd of February (offer including ticket to the concert and a tshirt) and general sale on the 14th. There will be a launch at ANTI's space in Oslo on the evening of the 14th, I'll play a solo guitar concert and there will be drinks, etc. In addition there is some sort of sonic printer interface involved which will create some original artwork as prints as well.
Tickets for the concert/launch will be available soon. It's a small place and will be ltd to 100 person capacity.
BUY OR DIE!
Alan invited me to make some artwork for his new solo guitar album on Editions Mego. I have not gone down this acid color scheme by encouragement of the artist in a long, long time. And after all it appropriately accompanies the out music on this album. Thanks Alan!
From ANTI's blog:
After over a year of work with the legendary musician and artist Stephen O´Malley we are finally ready. On the 14th of February 2013 we will launch a new Anti Denim Collectables model called Resonance. Stephen O´Malley will play a unique set at our brand store in Oslo for a limited crowd of 100 people. More info soon! Have a look at this behind the scene footage to get a glimpse of whats coming.
houses the ancient gare inside of its fresh glass pupae...
Exceprt from a reissue project I was invited to work on (logo design for the label VOMBIS).
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