Solo Exhibition : Cyclic IKON Gallery Birmingham UK
Photo by Stuart Whipps
￼David Cunningham and Rie Nakajima
Wednesday 11 April, spm-late – FREE. drop in
David Cunningham plays electric guitar, through a delay system which allows the notes played to recycle infinitely, overlapping in different rhythms and integrated within the similar process of Rie Nakajima’s installation. This event is a durational performance and visitors can drop in at any time.
Saturday 21 April
1-2pm – live performance – FREE, drop in
3-4.3opm – film screening – FREE, drop in
Centrala and Slow Boat, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham, Digbeth Bs 5RS
Rie Nakajima and Keiko Yamamoto, vocalist, artist and co-founder of Cafe OTO, perform as O YAMA O. While Yamamoto sings, whispers, roars. walks and dances, Nakajima makes a soundscape of objects arranged by hand. The screening includes films selected by O YAMA O. Part of Flatpack Film Festival Optical Sound programme.
Akira Sakata and Rie Nakajima
Tuesday 1 May, 7-8pm – FREE, booking essential
‘Living in a bubble’is Japanese saxophonist Akira Sakata’s statement for his activity. Rie Nakajima performs with him for the first time outside Japan.
I think this installation could be a very newly experienced sound world. – Akira Sakata
David Toop and Rie Nakajima
Tuesday 22 May, 6-8pm – FREE, booking essential
David Toop and Rie Nakajima work collaboratively in the fields of time, cooking and flower arranging but there are no clocks, no food to eat, no flowers, only the assemblage of temporary architecture, the sculpting of materials and the awakening of hibernating beings.
Pierre Berthet and Rie Nakajima, Dead Plants & Living Objects
Sunday 3 June, 3-4pm – FREE, drop in
Pierre Berthet and Rie Naka」ima create various ways to vibrate things so that their acoustic shadows
dance around: invisible air volumes that reshape constantly, move in the space, enter in the most secret places and inside ourselves.
Cafe OTO at Ikon
Sunday 3 June, 7-gpm, £5, booking essential
Yorks Cafe at Ikon
Cafe OTO, the acclaimed home for creative new music based in Dalston. London, comes to Ikon for an evening of music to mark the end of Rie Nakajima’s exhibition