Oct 19, 2011

Christian Marclay's "Manga Scroll" Japan Premiere

This weekend, a Christian Marclay's piece, entitled "Manga Scroll," will be performed in Yokohama. It is to be held as a part of the Yokohama Triennale and this is the premiere performance of the piece in Japan.

The work requires a vocalist, and the one whom chosen is no other than Makigami Koichi.

The concept of the work is that the performer is to express oneself with voice while reading various words in the score, which is a long scroll with graphical onomatopoeias.

Christian Marclay's "Manga Scroll"
performed by Makigami Koichi on voice
October 22, 2011
at Bank Art mini
open 18:20, start 18:40
attendance: 50 people only
Note: The numbered ticket for entrance is to be issued on 16:00 at the venue. To obtain the ticket, you have to show a ticket of Yokohama Triennale 2010.

For the venue and access information, see the official site of the Triennale.

Yokohama Triennale 2011 official site (in English)

See the following clips to get what it's actually like.

We all know this kind of thing is Makigami's field of expertise indeed.

One more thing: Wallpaper, a UK's art magazine, will feature a lengthy article about Marclay in current issue and Makigami contributed it, along with the people like David Moss, Phil Minton, and Shierry Hirsch.

Wallpaper Magazine

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