LIVEWORKS 2017 | RINGO
PRESENTED BY PERFORMANCE SPACE, ROOM 40 & THE SUBSTATION
WED 25 OCT, 7:30PM
THURS 26 OCT, 7:30PM
FRI 27 OCT, 7:30PM
SAT 28 OCT, 7:30PM
Osaka-based artist Tetsuya Umeda creates dynamic environments with architectural structures, sound and light. His mesmerising and surprising performances produce intricate soundscapes and musical compositions through live experiments with everyday tools and scraps, re-purposed machines and electronics.
Umeda’s site-specific installation for Liveworks employs found domestic objects, transformed from their daily familiarity into a transcendent spectacle of the unexpected. Umeda’s work demonstrates elaborate systems of cause-and-effect, with elements powered by gravity, wind, centrifugal force or falling objects, capturing the moments where ordinary and extraordinary collide.
Please note that Ringo requires the audience to stand for the duration of the performance. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact our team at (02) 8571 9111. Ringo may contain loud noises. Latecomers will not be admitted. Duration of 60 minutes.
27 Oct, 6PM – Tactile and Kinesthetic Tours available. See our accessibility page for more information.
SONIC WORKSHOP WITH TETSUYA UMEDA
SAT 28 OCT, 12:00 – 3:00PM
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn about the use of sound as conceptual practice in the field of contemporary art, with Osaka based artist Tetsuya Umeda. From capturing environments, architectural structures, sound, light and human behaviour, the source of Umeda’s work pushes the boundaries of experimental sound and contemporary art. Join Umeda as he provides an insightful window into his artistic practice.
Image: Reaktorhallen Second Edition- a festival for other music, Stockholm 2017. Photograph: Ziga Koritnik
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