Naoki Ishikawa Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet

Naoki Ishikawa x Yasuhiro Morinaga VJ+DJ Event “Light and Voice of the Planet”

February 12, 2017

Naoki Ishikawa and sound designer Yasuhiro Morinaga present their first combined visual arts &
DJ event, using photographs Ishikawa took and sound materials Morinaga recorded all over the world.

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2017, 14:00-15:00 (Doors open at 13:30.)
Venue: ACM Theatre, Art Tower Mito
Artists: Naoki Ishikawa, Yasuhiro Morinaga
Admission: Open Seating; tickets are 1,000yen at the door, 800yen in advance.
*Pre-school children are not permitted at this event.

Tickets: Available at the ATM Entrance Hall Ticket Center, or call Ticket Reservation Center at 029-225-3555 (Both open 9:30-18:00, closed on Mondays). Online ticketing service is also available on *Available only in Japanese.

Naoki Ishikawa

Naoki Ishikawa is a photographer who was born in 1977 in Tokyo and has a PhD from the Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. With his interests in fields such as anthropology and folklore, he has been traveling to all sorts of places, from the most remote to urban metropolises, and has continuously presented the resulting works. He received the Newcomer's Award from the Photographic Society of Japan, the Kodansha Publishing Culture Award for his NEW DIMENSION (AKAAKA Art Publishing) and POLAR (Little More), and the Domon Ken Award for CORONA (Seidosha). He has published numerous books, including The Last Adventurer (Shueisha), which received the Kaiko Takeshi Non-Fiction Award. In recent years, he has consecutively published five photographic publications that focus on the eight-thousanders in the Himalayan mountain range: Lhotse, Qomolangma, Manaslu, Makalu, and K2 (SLANT). His latest publications are the photographic publications DENALI (SLANT), KATA and SATOYAMA (Seidosha), and the book, My Tools (Heibonsha).

Yasuhiro Morinaga

Yasuhiro Morinaga is a Japanese music director and sound designer. Morinaga has worked on multiple projects in film, performing arts, installations around the world. And his work is strongly based on the field research work documenting ethnic music, shamanistic rituals and aural communication in Asia. Morinaga’s eclectic works has been presented in international festivals and venues around the world such as Venice Biennale, Cannes Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival, Smithsonian institute and more.

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