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

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.

9:00 pm — 10:00 pm

Re-thinking Identities

Talk
H. Takahashi, Y.Ohashi,

Japanese producers H. Takahashi and Y.Ohashi will discuss questions about different cultural contexts and online-identities. This talk will be held in Japanese.

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Meditative Sounds and Objects

Talk
Green Music,

A panel discussion between the artists Tomoko Sauvage and Francesco Cavalli of Green Music about meditative sounds and objects in their art and music practice.

Complete Program

Artists

Makoto Taniguchi

Makoto Taniguchi is a Tokyo based artist who finished his studies in intermedia art at Tokyo University of the Arts. His work is based on the imagery of girls in Japan as they appear as characters in comics and anime, and as heartthrobs and idols. These images of girls, passed down steadily to Taniguchi since his youth in the 1980s, are acknowledged as a common, general occurrence within contemporary Japanese society.

Y.Ohashi

Y.Ohashi is a Japanese producer who gets inspiration from sceneries and phenomena experienced when in solitude. Placing pieces of collected recordings, Ohashi replays broken pieces of nostalgia. Between 2015 and 2016, he has released four albums through his own Bandcamp. In 2016, ein Nebelhaftes Zimmer was released through Wasabi Tapes.

Shana Moulton

Shana Moulton is a media artist who explores contemporary anxieties through her filmic alter ego, Cynthia. Moulton has had solo exhibitions and performances at The New Museum, SFMOMA, MoMA P.S.1, Performa 2009, The Kitchen, Electronic Arts Intermix, Art in General, The Andy Warhol Museum, The Migros Museum in Zurich, The Palais de Tokyo in Paris and the Times Museum in Guangzhou. Moulton’s work has been reviewed in the Village Voice, Artforum, the Brooklyn Rail, the New York Times, Artnet Magazine, Frieze Magazine, Art Review, Artpress and Flash Art. She is a featured artist at Electronic Arts Intermix and Art21.

All Artists