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‘Around Sound Art Festival 2015’ – ‘Leave’ Exhibition

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Opening / Event Date:
20 November, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closing / End Date:
27 November, 2015
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Karin Weber Gallery is delighted to partner with soundpocket in this year’s ‘Around Sound’ Art Festival by presenting a solo exhibition ‘Leave’ by Rie Nakajima.

‘Leave’ is a site specific installation which consists of kinetic movement, found objects and paper to offer sound and non-sound, visual and non-visual experiences. They could be traces of past events or glimpses of the future. The mass has no weight, the shape has no form. Time assimilates into space.  It is a sculpture to be experienced.

Examining the contemporary phenomena of sound art,  the fifth edition of Around Sound Art Festival seeks to uncover the multi-layered range of perspectives by showcasing the artistic process behind concepts dealing with sound.  This year, the festival is curated by Aki Onda (JP/US) and Helen Homan Wu (US/HK).

About the Artist

Rie Nakajima (JP/UK) is a Japanese artist working with installations and performances that produce sound. Her works are most often composed in direct response to unique architectural spaces using a combination of kinetic devices and found objects. She has exhibited and performed widely both in the UK and overseas and has produced ‘Sculpture’ with David Toop since 2013. With Keiko Yamamoto she has a music project, ‘O YAMA O’ which explores music with no genre. She frequently collaborates with David Cunningham, Miki Yui, Pierre Berthet, Guy De Bièvre in the crossing area of art and music. She has performed with Angharad Davies, Clive Bell, Johan Vandermaelen, Lee Patterson, Shuichi Chino, Daichi Yoshikawa, Junko Wada, Lau Nau, Phill Niblock and many others. She is from Yokohama and currently based in London.

Please come to experience the exhibition.


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