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Marihiko Hara & Ryo ShirakiJP

Marihiko Hara & Ryo Shiraki<sup>JP</sup>
Marihiko Hara & Ryo ShirakiJP
A/Visions 2

12.09 | 6:30 pm_8:30 pm

Marihiko Hara is graduated from Kyoto University's Department of Education and dropped out of a master's degree at the graduate program in the Department of Education of the same university. From chamber music focusing on piano to audio works utilizing field recordings and electronic sounds, he is is active in the production of various forms of media including theater, fine art and film. He presented "PASSION," an album incorporating reed instruments and the santoor, and the beat track collection "ALL PEOPLE IS NICE." He has worked on the music for Damien Jalet + Kihei Nawa's "VESSEL," Hideki Noda's stage production, and the JUNYA WATANABE COMME des GARÇONS Paris Collection. He is also a member of the artist collective Dumb Type.

Ryo Shiraki
in born in Gifu Prefecture in 1990. Graduated from Kyoto Institute of Technology's Form Construction Department. With Kyoto as his base, he is active in the production of works in the diverse fields of video, sound and architecture, using software that he made. He is a member of the artist collective Dumb Type. He is also involved in the work of many artists including Shiro Takatani, Ryoji Ikeda, and Kohei Nawa.

Hara's performance will focus on new works that pursue the coexistence of Western and non-Western instruments, with electronic sounds and field recordings. In line with the goal of the "PASSION" album, it also includes a piano and synthesizer string ensemble, and the Persian instrument santur. Hiroki Chiba (double bass), Anzu Suhara (violin/viola), Masashi Sekiguchi (cello), Yumiko Iwao (cello), Kazune Iwasaki (santur).