T/IT: Regarding Intolerance, which challenged contemporary social-political issues from the perspective of “Tolerance / In-tolerance”, premiered in 2017 when Donald Trump was elected as president of the United States. The COVID-19 has completely changed our everyday life. T/IT will now be reconstructed and premiered as a renewal version in Toyama, Japan. With Yukio Suzuki as a new choreographer, the work will be sure to evolve into a stronger experience. In the stage where cutting-edge media arts and the body are fused, the dialogue of the actor and the movements of dancers intersect as we look back on the history of human battle and evolution.
Tolerance/Intolerance It is said that archaic humans did not evolve for five million years. When homo sapiens appeared, they began slaughtering other animals. Their hands and knowledge turned into “power” and produced even greater power. Ingenuity promoted the progress of civilizations. Eventually, humans began worshipping almightiness. In parallel, prayers and rituals were performed to create strong bonds and they were immensely effective in creating a unified community. Those who believed in other gods were oppressed brutally. The concept of “tolerance” had to be developed to allow coexistence with others. Communities eventually became nation-states, the highest authority reigning over all other social groups, and monopolized violence. Humans cling to violence. As nation-states, communities increasingly justified state violence. Weapons evolved from blunt instruments to sharp objects and finally to firearms. Creativity and cruelty are inextricable fruits of the same tree. Is it necessary, however, to be swallowed by violence?
Production management: Takagi Koichiro (Hiwood) Flyer Design: Minami Takuya Promotion photo: Kim Sajik Steel photo: Shinya B
Technical Support: Color Kinetics Japan Incorporated TamaTechLab. Pi Photonics, INC.
Cooperation: AUBADE HALL Technical department
Kinsei R&D CITIZENS ARTS ADMINISTRATION CENTER OF TOYAMA Toyama City
■Co-Produced by: THE KITANIPPON SHIMBUN. ■Sponsorship: FM TOYAMA ■Cooperation: Hiwood ■Supported by:
[ARTS for the future!] Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan OGASAWARA TOSHIAKI Memorial Foundation
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A cycle of light-temporal talks: A video of an interview with Takayuki Fujimoto / Kinsei R&D at the request of Sophya Acosta Lighting Design Studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina is can be viewed on Youtube. (Sophya is translating the answers in English into Spanish)
DANCE TRUCK TOKYO 2020 Online Streaming Takanawa Performance
藤本隆行/Kinsei R&Dが照明デザインを担当した、DANCE TRUCK TOKYO 2020 Online Streaming Takanawa Performance without audience が、Youtubeで配信されています。
“DANCE TRUCK TOKYO 2020 Online Streaming Takanawa Performance without audience”, in which Takayuki Fujimoto/Kinsei R&D was in charge of lighting design, is now available on Youtube.
Recording date: Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020 Venue: Special venue in front of Takanawa Gateway Station
2017年の北アルプス国際芸術祭イベントプログラムの一環として、長野県大町市の七倉ダムで、おおたか静流と藤本隆行のコラボレーションとして開催された、一夜だけのコンサート『光影 | Light and Shadowコンサート』の記録映像全編をVimeoで公開しました。
As part of the NORTHERN ALPS ART FESTIVAL 2017 Event Program, a one-night-only concert, “Light and Shadow Concert | 光影,” was held at Nanakura Dam in Omachi City, Nagano Prefecture, as a collaboration between Sizzle Otaka and Takayuki Fujimoto. The entire recorded video has been published on Vimeo.
Published digest recording about “T/IT: Regarding Intolerance 不寛容について” on Vimeo. It is a collaboration work with Monochrome Circus and Kinsei R&D. Perform at Kyoto Art Center, Japan, from March 10 to 12, 2017. This is a multimedia full performance cleated with various artists
Published full document recording about “Yang Tree/陽の樹” on Vimeo. It is Kinsei R&D installation piece exhibited in “BEPPU PROJECT 2015”.
Kyoto-based music instrumental duo “mama!milk” composed and play for this artwork.
Exhibit at Kaimonji-Park/Beppu/Oita/Japan 17 July – 23 September 2015 18:00-22:00
Time Lapse Plant 4 Rings_4 dancers improvisation
Time Lapse Plant 4 Rings_4 dancers improvisation のドキュメントをVimeoで公開しました。
このダンスドキュメントは、2010年の恵比寿映像祭参加作品として恵比寿ガーデンプレースの大広場に展示された、インスタレーション作品『Time Lapse Plant 4 Rings』を使って公演した、フェスティバルのエンディング・ライブダンスイベントの記録です。
Published “Time Lapse Plant 4 Rings_4 dancers improvisation” full document on Vimeo.
4 super cool Japanese contemporary dancers improvised dancing on my installation piece “Time Lapse Plant 4 Rings”.
Dancer: Morikawa Hirokazu, Kawaguchi Takao, Shirai Tsuyoshi, Suzuki Yukio. Also music/sound design by Manabe Daito.
It is an ending event of the Festival.
Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2010: “Searching Songs”