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ZZremix 2019 (New Creation)

This piece is a reconstruction work of the successful solo performance “ZZ”, which premiered at “dietheater Wien” in 2003. The new performance version of this resumption (remix) will be presented in cooperation with the ImPulsTanz Festival on July 25 & 27, 2019 at Odeon Theatre.

Tapped/Untapped 2018

01./03.08.2018 @ mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien ➤ Download Flyer

This is to be seen and heard: bedazzlement is guaranteed when performance artist and musician Akemi Takeya once again draws on her passion for both precisely composed as well as wildly imaginative scores, thereby creating new images of body and sound – a kaleidoscopic range of expressions.

Tapped/Untapped is a re(mix) of the history of western and eastern art and sounds. Akemi Takeya does “tap” the Shamisen (a traditional Japanese instrument), play the piano and sing a song as a voice & body act. It will be revealing to see what new and potentially provoking contextures of body and sound emerge.

This performance was presented by ImPulsTanz X mumok: In tandem with the main summer exhibition Double Lives – Visual Artists Making Music, ImPulsTanz presents in cooperation with the mumok live first-rate and experimental works from the fields of dance and music in its many facets.



LEMONISM x ACTIONISM – Theater Version

” The body is the last frontier of art. Twenty men at the limits of human experience: fifteen still alive, five eventually dead. The connection between Akemi Takeya’s action and Géricault’s “The Rafts of the Medusa” lies in their extreme physicality.“ – Akemi Takeya, Performing artist picks twenty actions and dedicated them to the shipwrecked in Géricault’s painting.” by Jürgen Bauer

Takeya’s video installation is not only presented in the Wellington-Hippodroom, her work series LEMONISM is also featured in Ostend’s public space.
Afterwards she will show the premiere of the live performance at Cultuurcentrum De Grote Post related to her installation.

LEMONISM x ACTIONISM Theater Version (Performance)
Premiere 11.04.2018 @ Cultuurcentrum De Grote Post in Ostend, Belgium
The premiere of the theater version within the framework of the project, “The Raft. Art is (not) Lonely”

21.10.2017–15.04.2018 @ the Wellington-Hippodroom in Ostend, Belgium.
Participation of the exhibition in a frame work of the project,“The Raft. Art is (not) Lonely”

*Curated by Jan Fabre and Joanna De Vos, commissioned by Mu.ZEE in Ostend, Belgium





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