Naoko Tanaka
Schatten-Trilogie

  • Thu 22.06.17 20 h
  • Fri 23.06.17 20 h

Japanese artist Naoko Tanaka’s Shadow Trilogy consists of the three installation performances ›Die Scheinwerferin‹ (2011), ›Absolute Helligkeit‹ (2012) and ›Unverinnerlicht‹ (2015) which explore the boundaries of visual arts and scenographic installation. The protagonist in all three works is a single source of light which travels like a self-directed eye through time and space. Journeying from the far reaches of the universe to the microscopically detailed depths of existence to the midst of a radioactively contaminated classroom in Fukushima, Tanaka’s trilogy summons up hidden longings, memories, mysterious cosmic laws, wonder and amazement.



THU 22.06.17 20 Uhr


Die Scheinwerferin &

Unverinnerlicht



FrI 23.06.17 20 Uhr


Absolute Helligkeit &

Unverinnerlicht


THU 22.06.

Post performance book presentation: ›Schatten-Trilogie‹



Die Scheinwerferin (2011)


Concept, visual design, sound design, performance: Naoko Tanaka

Dramaturgic collaboration: Mariko Harigai

Technical director: Milos Vujkovic

Production:  Naoko Tanaka, Christine Peterges 

Co-production: Tanztage Berlin/ SOPHIENSÆLE (Berlin)

Supported by: POLA Art Foundation, Japan Foundation, PACT Zollverein (Essen)

Duration: 30 mins



Absolute Helligkeit (2012)


Concept, visual design, sound design, performance:  Naoko Tanaka

Dramaturgical collaboration: Adam Czirak

Technical director: Milos Vujkovic

Production:  Naoko Tanaka, Christine Peterges

Co-production: SOPHIENSÆLE (Berlin)

Support: Senate Department for Culture and Europe, PACT Zollverein (Essen), Kunststiftung NRW

Duration: 40 mins



Unverinnerlicht (2015)


Concept, stage, sculpture, performance: Naoko Tanaka Musical collaboration: Luca Fogagnolo

Dramaturgical collaboration: Adam Czirak

Performance: Alise Michon Technical direction, set: Thomas Lehmen

Lighting plan, technical support: Felix Grimm, Andreas Harder

Production management: ehrliche arbeit – freies Kulturbüro Production:  Naoko Tanaka

Co-production: SOPHIENSÆLE (Berlin)

Support: Senate Department for Culture and Europe, PACT Zollverein (Essen), Kunststiftung NRW


Duration: 50 mins


www.naokotanaka.de


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