05.10.19
LIVE h.18:00 | c/o NUB PROJECT SPACE – Via Buonfanti, 42 – Pistoia

AKI ONDA
RADIO WAVES FROM TANGIER

Aki Onda è compositore, performer, artista visivo e curatore. Onda è nato in Giappone e risiede a New York.

Aki Onda presenta Radio Waves From Tangier, la sua nuova composizione di registrazioni su nastro raccolte in Marocco tnel 1988 e nel 2010, che fa parte del progetto Cassette Memories,  lavori compilati da un “diario del suono” di registrazioni sul campo raccolte usando il walkman della cassetta nell’arco di tre decenni. Crea composizioni, performance e opere d’arte visive da quei ricordi sonori.

Onda lavora spesso in campi interdisciplinari e collabora con cineasti, artisti visivi, musicisti e coreografi. Ha lavorato con artisti come Ken Jacobs, Michael Snow, Takashi Makino, Daisuke Yokota, Annea Lockwood, Loren Conners, Alan Licht, Che Chen, David Toop, Rie Nakajima e Akio Suzuki. Onda ha presentato le sue opere a The Kitchen, MoMA, PS1 MOMA, REDCAT, Time-Based Art Festival, documenta 14, Louvre Museum, Palais de Tokyo, Fondation Cartier, PrEsences Electronique, Argos, Bozar, Wiels, ICA London, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Nam June Paik Art Center, Sound Live Tokyo e molti altri.

Aki Onda is a composer, performer, visual artist, and curator. Onda was born in Japan and resides in New York.

Aki Onda presents Radio Waves From Tangier, his new composition of tape recording collected in Marocco in 1988 and 2010 as a homage to William S. Burroughs, which is part of the Cassette Memories project, works compiled from a “sound diary” of field-recordings collected by using the cassette Walkman over a span of last three decades.

He creates compositions, performances, and visual artworks from those sound memories. Onda often works in interdisciplinary fields and collaborates with filmmakers, visual artists, musicians, and choreographers. He has worked with artists such as Ken Jacobs, Michael Snow, Takashi Makino, Daisuke Yokota, Annea Lockwood, Loren Conners, Alan Licht, Che Chen, David Toop, Rie Nakajima, and Akio Suzuki. Onda has presented his work at The Kitchen, MoMA, P.S.1 MOMA, REDCAT, Time-Based Art Festival, documenta 14, Louvre Museum, Palais de Tokyo, Fondation Cartier, Présences électronique, Argos, Bozar, Wiels, ICA London, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Nam June Paik Art Center, Sound Live Tokyo, and many others.