© Yoshikazu Inoue - Sandwich
The follow-up to Vessel, another collaboration between Kyoto-based, internationally acclaimed sculptor Kohei Nawa and globally prominent choreographer Damien Jalet.
2020.11.18 (WED) – 11.19 (THR)
Venue : South Hall
Choreography: Damien Jalet
Stage Design: Kohei Nawa
As a dancer and a choreographer, Damien Jalet has worked in a wide range of fields, including collaborations with sculptor Antony Gormley Babel, musicians, choreographers, films directors, and designers as well as creating choreography for opera and music videos. In 2013, he collaborated with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Marina Abramovic to restage Boléro, premiering at the Paris Opera, and was appointed Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres by the French government. Recent works include THR(O)UGH (2015, in collaboration with Jim Hodges) and BABEL 7.16 (2016, Festival d’Avignon). He was named guest artistic director of the UK National Youth Dance Company for 2017 and is an associate artist of the Théâtre National de Chaillot.
©Nobutada Omote - Sandwich
Born in Osaka in 1975, Kohei Nawa is based in Kyoto, and is Professor of Art and Design Studies at the Kyoto University of Art and Design Graduate School. Nawa graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts in 1998 with a BFA in sculpture, followed by an MFA in sculpture in 2000 and then a doctorate in fine art and sculpture in 2003 at the same university. In 2011, his solo exhibition “KOHEI NAWA—Synthesis” was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Working with beads, prisms, polyurethane foam, silicone oil, and other contemporary materials, Nawa constantly explores new frontiers and new potential for visual art. He is the director of SANDWICH, a creative platform that he established in Kyoto in 2009 for multidisciplinary creative work involving architects, photographers, designers, and other creatives as well as artists.
Presented by Goota Lullaby, 10-gatsu 17-nichi LLC
Co-presented by ROHM Theatre Kyoto (Kyoto City Music Art Cultural Promoting Foundation)
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