Evening #6 - Tomoko Sauvage, Water Bowls, performance-concert (creation)

Live events and performancesEvening #6 - Tomoko Sauvage, Water Bowls, performance-concert (creation)

Saturday, 9 December 2017 at 3pm

Locations : Studio
Category : Live events and performances
Discipline : Music
Public price : Billet unique pour Timeless & Water Bowls.
10 € / 5€ (Tarif réduit appliqué également sur présentation du billet d’accès aux expositions du jour).
Public : All ages
Author : Tomoko Sauvage (création)

A few words on Waterbowls
For over ten years, Tomoko Sauvage has been studying the acoustic and visual properties of water in different states, as well as ceramics combined with electronics. Consisting of porcelain bowls of various sizes filled with water and amplified by hydrophones (underwater microphones), Waterbowls is a kind of natural synthesizer generating a fluid timbre using waves, drops and bubbles that resonate. Through her use of primeval materials and playful gestures, Tomoko Sauvage is seeking a fragile balance between randomness and discipline, chaos and order.

Project supported by La Pommerie/CRAFT (porcelain bowl designs, Limousin) and Aquatian Audio (Hydrophones, USA).

Mariko Asabuki
The novelist Mariko Asabuki, born in 1984, had an extraordinary start to her career. Her first book, Ryuseki (Traces of Flow), won the Bunkamura Deux Magots Literary Prize in 2010. Her second book, Kikotowa, won the Akutagawa Prize. The richness of her vocabulary and her reflections on time and memory, have led some critics to compare her to Marcel Proust. She designs readings with "noise" musicians and works with other writers, including a recent collaboration with Yoshimasu Gozo, and with artists from other disciplines, such as the director Norimizu Ameya.

Tomoko Sauvage
Born in Yokohama, Japan, Tomoko Sauvage moved to Paris in 2003 after studying jazz piano in New York. She became interested in Indian music and explored the improvisation of Hindustani music.
In 2006, following a concert by Ganesan, a virtuoso Jalatharangam player, the traditional Carnatic musical instrument composed of water-filled porcelain bowls, Tomoko Sauvage immediately started to hit China bowls with chopsticks in her kitchen. She soon produced her own electro-aquatic instrument. Her work is regularly presented in Europe, Asia and America, in performances, installations and musical compositions. In 2016, she began the "Green Music" visual music project in collaboration with Francesco Cavaliere.


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