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Tapped/UntappedNew Creation 2018

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

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

This performance will be 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.

 

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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”

LEMONISM x ACTIONISM Installation
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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➤ LEMONISM X ACTIONISM General Info.

➔ Go to LEMONISM – Overview

 

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Workshops & Trainings – ‘Body & Voice Work’

Odeon March 2018 (05.- 22.03.2018) : Morning Class (Basic+) / Evening Class (Basic) / Weekend Workshop (Intensive)

Takeya teaches her work method. The aim is to deepen one’s perceptive ability in sensing an invisible inner energy in the body, which she named “Breath Body”… More Info >>