Sound installation / Live | [0℃]

Plan: Hideki UMEZAWA, Yoichi KAMIMURA
Design: Tadao KAWAMURA

We are collecting the sounds of ice and the documents related to them from artists all over the world, as we believe that the ice might solidify with the conditions of the lands and their memories. In this exhibition, we create an installation work and do a sound performance based on those collected sounds and documents, and attempt to fill the space of blanClass with the huge memories of the world captive in the ice.

[participating artists ]
・Leah Beeferman
・Marc Behrens
・Hafdís Bjarnadóttir
・Daniel Blinkhorn
・Jez Riley French
・Yukio Fujimoto
・Shuta Hasunuma
・Lily Hibberd
・France Jobin
・Yoichi Kamimura
・Yoshihiro Kawasaki
・Francisco López
・Hiroaki Morita
・Katie Paterson
・Steve Roden
・Katsuhiro Saiki
・Philip Samartzis
・sawako
・Yuko Shiraishi
・Akio Suzuki
・Seiji Takahashi
・Hideki Umezawa
・Jana Winderen
We’re currently negotiating many more.
The name of the participating artists are updated at all times on this website.


Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 29, 2016

Sound installation
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm ( Only 29 days are – 7:00 pm. )
General Admission: ¥1,000

Live : Hideki UMEZAWA + Yoichi KAMIMURA , sawako
May 29, 7:30 pm -
General Admission: ¥1,800(One drink)


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Hideki UMEZAWA
Hideki Umezawa (b.1986) is japanese sound artist who works & research in the fields of sound art, MFA in the department of Inter-Media Art, Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music. He has released 2 albums on PROGRESSIVE FOrM that known for its releases by AOKI takamasa, Ryoichi Kurokawa. He won the 1st prize/the prize ACSM116 at Contemporary Computer Music Concert 2015 in japan, awarded by Régis Renouard Larivière (Ina-GRM), another work was selected for Banc d’essai 2015, presented by Ina-GRM. And he got the prize PRESQUE RIEN 2015 at Luc Ferrari’s International competition.


Yoichi KAMIMURA
Born in 1982, Yoichi Kamimura lives and works in Tokyo.
The artist completed his MA of Fine Arts at Tokyo University of Arts in 2010. Interested in the relationship between sound and scenery around the world and the cosmos, Yoichi mainly uses audio from field recordings and visual elements surrounding it. Gathering and rearranging the sounds around us, he uses the act of listening to shake up our perceptions of scenery and time presented before us. Kamimura’s selected solo exhibitions include “grandmother, prologue” Space Wunderkammer, Tokyo ; “CRITERIUM82″ Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki (2011).



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