Tokyo's international Festival
for Music and Visual Culture.

東京を拠点とするサウンドギャラリーEBM(T)と、ベルリンを拠点に活動を行う3hd Festivalは、フェスティバル「インフラ INFRA」 を8月19日から8月26日まで開催いたします。

インフラ INFRAは、デジタルカルチャー時代におけるアート、音楽、思想を、美術館や、ギャラリー、クラブ、そしてオンラインという場を介して開催される、今までにはないフェスティバルです。

基礎や基盤を意味する インフラ INFRAという名前は、アーティスト、参加者にとっての新しい基盤を意味しています。

Berlin’s 3hd Festival and Tokyo-based EBM(T) Gallery are combining forces to work on インフラ INFRA 2017 in Tokyo, running August 19 to 26.

An ambitious festival of art, music, and thought in the digital age, the program unfolds in museums, galleries, clubs, and online.

The name インフラ INFRA is a play on the abbreviated form of ‘infrastructure,’ and breaks new ground for participants.

Program

8:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Y. Ohashi: Chuoku no Biboroku – mental sketch

Concert

Different sounds are composed based on the outcomes of three dice. Available on the market, these dice have a concept of their own – on the package is the following phrase printed: “Let’s use the three cubes to write the future of space”.

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Algorithmic Language

Talk
Lars TCF Holdhus, Jenna Sutela,

A panel discussion between artists Jenna Sutela and Lars TCF Holdhus about the effects of technology and algorithms in their art and music practice.

11:00 am — 9:00 pm

Inside the Outside World

Group Exhibition and Opening
Aurora Sander, Green Music, Jenna Sutela, Lars TCF Holdhus, Makoto Taniguchi, Johanna Odersky, Shana Moulton,

The group exhibition reflects on themes around infrastructure, and aims to give a new meaning to the idea of universality with the work of seven international and interdisciplinary artists working at the intersection of contemporary art, music, and performance.

Complete Program

Artists

Emamouse

Emamouse has been recognized as one of the most unique figures in Tokyo’s underground experimental music scene. Her playful sounds often combine “denpa”, a type of Japanese music that features off-key vocals, nonsensical lyrics and an over-the-top tune, and warped MIDI pop songs that recall classic Japanese video game aesthetics. Always hiding behind her signature felt mask, she emerges herself in games and virtual spaces to escape reality.

Jenna Sutela

Jenna Sutela’s installations, text and sound performances seek to identify and react to precarious social and material moments, often in relation to technology. Most recently, she has been exploring exceedingly complex biological and computational systems, ultimately unknowable and in a constant state of becoming. Sutela has exhibited her work at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, The Institute of Contemporary Arts London, and The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, among others.

Alma

ALMA is an artist/performer living and working in Tokyo. She is an ordinary girl, a child of bad revolution, and a sweetie. She is also part of the Pink Queendom collective.

All Artists