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

9:00 pm — 11:00 pm

Exchange: International Platforms

Performances and Talk
Alma, LARRY, IKU, Nile Koetting, Nozomu Matsumoto,

A special live internet broadcast with performances by Alma and IKU. There will be also a talk with the organisers of インフラ INFRA.

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.

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.

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.

Manuel Roßner

Manuel Roßner is a visual artist working with the notion of space in a digital context. He creates parallel realities using tools intended for games or special effects. Often they extend our real environment like the recent extension for NRW-Forum in Düsseldorf. For インフラ INFRA he created the Design and Animations.

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.

All Artists