Research Project 2011.07

- Linking movement, sound and word to "Architectural Body"-

The research started as a Skype talk session between Sato and JOU in May 2011, during the first memorial event of the late Shusaku Arakawa, Mitaka Reverse Destiny to be continued..., which took place in Tokyo, May 2011. The talk session was open to the public. The two artists archived Arakawa’s texts from "Architectural body" and discussed some of the excerpts. The book was co-authored by Arakawa and Madeline Gins.
In July the research was continued in a studio of Dansateliers, Rotterdam. Mitsuaki Matsumoto has joined the team.
JOU, Mitsuaki and Sato chose short paragraphs from “Architectural Body” and researched them using body movement, objects and sound in space. Prior to / As a result of the work, they linked key words and word phrases to the original paragraphs.
Open research work was held and streamed on ustream.
13th July (Wed) 15:00-16:00

video documentation