AKEMI TAKEYA . . .

About


Since 1991 Akemi Takeya has been living and working in Vienna. As a choreographer and performer she has collaborated with artists in the fields of dance, theater, film/video, photography and music. She has created numerous dance, video and performance pieces in collaboration with such artists as Paul V. Weihs, Sam Auinger & Rupert Huber, Sam Auinger, Roberto Paci Daló, Dorfmeister, G.X. Jupitter Larsen, Sergio Messina, Bob Ostertag, Robin Rimbaud aka SCANNER, Jon Rose, Andrea Sodomka, Wolfgang Mitterer, Tom Cora, Werner Puntigam, Christian Fennesz, Tetsuo Furudate, Granular Synthesis (modell 5 / 1994) , Ong Ken Seng, Benoit Lachambre, Uchihahsi Kazuhisa, Keiko Higuchi, Tanja Tomic, Noid, Rechenzentrum, Zbigniew Karkowski, Metalycée etc….

She has set up her own performance method and incorporates the thoughts from her journals, dreams, diaries and essays into her performance pieces, ultimately producing an unexpected and visceral fusion of sensory encounters. In her choreographic works she thinks rationally and lyrically, with head and body, in an eastern and western manner, in oppositions, combinations, entanglements, sounds, songs, spaces, movements, words.


Own Work:

2016. LEMONISM x JAPONISM | MINIMALISM | SYMBOLISM | ACTIONISM
2015. LEMONISM X ACTIONISM
2015. Little Stories about S.O.S.: Signs Of Solidarity
2014. Little Stories about S.O.S.: Survival Of Solo
2013. (anti)*Clockwise
2010. L.S. performance / untitled #1 #2 #3
2009. Suspended
2008-09. Red Point
2007-08. 31shots
2006. Feeler
2006. So what!
2005. Ce_l
2005. Weathering Part 2
2004. Weathering Part 1
2003-04. ZZ
2002-03. AJ / Austrian X Japan Project
2002. Shadow Pieces
2002. Double space
2001-02. Multiple Space
2001. Black Honey Drops
2000. Yuragi
1999. Drowning Fish
1998. Bodypoems-REFLECTION
1997. Imeka


Collaboration:
1994-96. Modell5