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Nakajima, Rie

Fusuma [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Nakajima, Rie: Fusuma [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] (Tsss Tapes)

Working with sculpture and objects in sound installations and live performance, Rie Nakajima captured this appealing set of kinetic performances named for the objects featured in each: a handle of a Japanese sliding door (fusuma), Japanese rice bowls, coils, jars, shells, flower pots, plastic bags, tin foil, tin cans, chopsticks, a bamboo pot, stones, cups, &c.
 

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Rie Nakajima-a handle of a Japanese sliding door (fusuma) from her grandmother's house, Japanese rice bowls, coils, jars, shells, flower pots, plastic bags, tin foil, tin cans, chopsticks, a bamboo pot, stones, cups and kinetic objects made by Rie herself.


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Label: Tsss Tapes
Catalog ID: tst007
Squidco Product Code: 30771

Format: CASSETTE
Condition: New
Released: 2019
Country: Spain
Packaging: Cassette
Recorded in London, in 2016.

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"Rie Nakajima is a Japanese artist working with installations and performances that produce sound, often using a combination of kinetic devices and found objects. She has exhibited and performed widely both in the UK and overseas and has produced 'Sculpture' with David Toop since 2013. She also has a collaborative project 'Dead Plants/Living Objects' with Pierre Berthet, and recently released the CD 'Dethick' with Angharad Davies and Alice Purton."-Cafe OTO


Artist Biographies

"Rie Nakajima is a Japanese artist working with installations and performances that produce sound. Her works are most often composed in direct response to unique architectural spaces using a combination of kinetic devices and found objects. She has exhibited and performed widely both in the UK and overseas and has produced 'Sculpture' with David Toop since 2013. With Keiko Yamamoto she has a music project 'O YAMA O' which explores music with no genre. She also has a collaborative project 'Dead Plants/Living Objects' with Pierre Berthet. She has recently had her first major solo exhibition at IKON Gallery in Birmingham."

-Rie Nakajima Website (http://www.rienakajima.com/about.html)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Fusuma 1:18

2. Atlas 2:53

3. Bamboo 4:33

4. Flower Pot 4:13

5. Chawan and Egg 3:24

SIDE B



1. Shells 4:57

2. Jars 3:44

3. Whistle and Bag 3:44

4. Bells 3:30

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