This is the homepage of UK-based Japanese artist Ryo Ikeshiro whose practice deals with sound, media and computation.

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29.06.2011
Japan earthquake and tsunami relief fund raiser

6 – 8 pm Wednesday 29 June 2011
Small Hall/Cinema, Richard Hoggart Building
Goldsmiths College, Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW

Tom Mudd feedback joypad

Ryo Ikeshiro new generative audiovisual work

Manabu Shimada glitched field recordings

The earthquake and tsunami of 11 March in Japan and subsequent after shocks have claimed over 15,000 lives, with 8,700 missing. Over 270,000 homes suffered damage, and almost 150,000 homes were completely or partially destroyed. Two months on, more than 100,000 are still living in evacuation shelters. The international response has certainly helped in starting the relief operation, but there is still much to be done. Any donations will be gratefully received.

The series will present two performances of each work with a talk/discussion in between. Program notes or explanations heard prior to experiencing a piece of music can sometimes affect how we listen in an unnatural way. On the other hand, they can give us useful pointers in appreciating music that might otherwise be difficult. Having two performances is a way of hopefully resolving these issues, with the first listening being unspoilt and the second more informed.

Please join us at any point in the evening. For the discussion, see links for blurbs and related articles. With kind support from EMS and SPR.

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