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

#WHITE_PAPER

Online Exhibition
Hitoyo Nakano,

#WHITE_PAPER
#WHITE_PAPER is an unpredictable work performed on this sheet of Google Docs. The page frequently turns into blank, leaving no archives. Will you be able to see the work? What kind of work is it? It all depends on your timing and fate.

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

H.Takahashi: House

Performance

Time and texture floats inside a house. Taking common images such as morning, afternoon, night, hallway, bedroom, garden, H. Takahashi morphs them into other spaces.

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

Aurora Sander

The Berlin based duo consisting of Ellinor Aurora Aasgaard and Bror Sander Berg Størseth constantly serve up fresh perspectives on the world, tongue in cheek, jaws scraping off the ground. The objects produced by the duo are caught in between form and function, art and design, discourse and disgust. Aurora Sander reacts to the intrinsic structures of the art world, of socialization, distribution, value creation, judgement, and accruement, to turn some tables, but making sure the tables look damned good on the way round.

Dambi Kim

Dambi Kim is the host of Meditative Sounds (冥想曲) delivering the serenity and transience of life through tea, incense, words and audio. By playing a Korean traditional black zither, called the geomungo, Kim was first introduced to the way of tea in 2014. Philosopher Sen Rikyu’s wabi-cha teaching was a major inspiration when she fell in love with Chinese tea during a sojourn in Europe, which she now studies along with incense under a Chinese tea Master.

Tomoko Sauvage

Tomoko Sauvage, Japanese musician and artist, investigates the sculpturality of sound and improvisation in relation to the environment. Mainly known for a musical / visual research about ‘natural synthesizer’ of her invention, composed with diverse fluid, bowls, ceramic, light and underwater amplification, Sauvage’s approach is attached to questions of alchemy, meditation and balance between hazard and mastery. Under the form of performances, installations and musical compositions, her work is regularly presented in Europe, Asia and America.

All Artists