I create and perform a series of my transnational, anti-war, and peace-promoting performance works, residing in Berlin, Germany, as a recipient of the Fulbright fellowship in the arts in the academic year of 2021-2022. During the first half of the residency, I focus on my research and creative process, and the latter half of the residency, I will focus on my production and presentation of works. I am affiliated, as a Fulbright fellow, with Institute for Musicology and Media studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Humboldt University of Berlin) and College of Music, Composition, at Universität der Künste Berlin (Berlin University of the Arts).
I will perform at Sowieso Berlin on January 7 2022. This will be my investigation of voice and body with the theme of an unnamed flower and body. Through my performance, I will approach my thinking, creative, and transnational process. The stage will be shared by Julius Gabriel, solo for saxophone & electronics. 2G+ (vaccinated/recovered + 24-hour negative test result) applies at Sowieso Berlin with limited seats. Please see its website.
I will talk about my art that has been created out from my lived experience and my recovery process, and show my work virtually at IRREGULAR RHYTHM ASYLUM in Tokyo on December 19 at 8pm. This event is a part of the pandemic site organized by artist and activist illcommonz. 2021.12.19
My work, Kaya no Soto (outside the mosquito net), for vocalist Kanae Mizobuchi, pianist Satoko Inoue, and tubist Kota Sakamoto will be premiered at TOKAS in Tokyo Japan on December 11 2021 as a finalist work of Keiko Yoneda International Composers' Competition 2021 organized by The KYICC 2021 Committee. Please see here for more information (Tokyo Arts and Space).
1992年の米田恵子(1912-1992)(想像上の人物)の言葉：「芸術家とは亡命者にして周辺的存在であり、またアマチュアであり、さらには権力に対して真実を語ろうとする言葉の使い手である」 第一回米田恵子国際作曲コンクールへの出展作品『蚊帳の外』が、溝淵加奈枝さん(声)、井上郷子さん(ピアノ)、坂本光太さん(チューバ)によって演奏されます。 2021.12.11
My composition Elevated Moon for cellist Craig Hultgren was included in Craig Hultgren with Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame presented by Composer's Voice. The work will be shown online on November 26, 2021 presented by Vox Novus in collaboration with Virtual Concert Halls.
The work will also be broadcast on Manhattan Neighborhood Network and TV cable channels on December 4, 2021, and January 1 2022.
Tongue Follows the Toothache
A cross-disciplinary and collaborative residency at Kulturschöpfer in Berlin, Germany (October 11 - November 5) will be followed by the opening of an exhibition, TONGUE FOLLOWS THE TOOTHACHE, on November 5 2021 at the Green Hill Gallery. I will present my new work (performance), Late Autumn, at 7:45pm on November 5th, and collaborative works (video works), Okaasan, and Now Our Hands are Safe, during the month-long exhibition. I collaborated with painter Aloe Corry and artist Valdrin Thaqi for the video works. The exhibition will be on view until December 5, 2021. Link to the archive of my performance at the opening is on Kulturschöpfer's Instagram live.
Circle hasu: We plant seeds in the spring of mountains