2009-05-17 Dorkbot

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dorkbot vienna #8

featured artist: Tetsuya Umeda

Sun., May 17, 2009 / 7:00 PM @ Metalab

hosted by monochrom (j grenzfurthner) and coded cultures

Altering fans, televisions, and other everyday appliances, converting their functions into something utterly different, UMEDA creates objects freed from their original meanings. His works, created to suit the spaces in which they will be installed, use utterly familiar, commonplace phenomena, channeled through his clever handiness and unique spatial sensibility, to create mysterious, seemingly impossible sensations. They thereby free one from rigid perceptions constrained by preconceived ideas.

Tetsuya Umeda is an artist currently working in Osaka, Japan. He has done several sound installation projects and performance that generates site-specific soundscape using minimal function of electric circuit/system and simple physical phenomena.

Umeda has been performed in Festival Beyond Innocence, an experimental music festival in Japan, since 2002. In 2006, he performed in internationally acclaimed underground music event, INSTAL, in Scotland, UK. He also has been participated installation/exhibition project; in 2006, he participated the London-based residency program, The Listening Project. in 2007, participated the exhibition program, Sound Effect Seoul, and stayed in San Francisco for one month for his Waitool Sounds project.

Web: siranami.com

CODED CULTURES - Exploring Creative Emergences
Binational Festival / Austria - Japan 2009
May 27th - June 07th 2009
MuseumsQuartier Vienna