Martha Graham and May O’Donnell in Hérodiade, 1944
Saw some of this set yesterday at the Isamu Noguchi foundation in Brooklyn New York!
Playground design by Isamu Noguchi.
Wonderful Japanese sculptor who based many of his forms on the moving body….he worked closely with Martha Graham
Saw this fun choreographed collage at Moma!
Dora Maurer. Reversible and Changeable Phases of Movement, Study No. 4. 1972
BBC News - In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown
Composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and German producer Alva Noto collaborate for Yoko Ono’s Meltdown festival with ondulating soundwave-like visuals
Kinetic Notations film from Lola de la Mata on Vimeo.
Inspired by dance notations (Labanotation), data glitches, sequences and grid/city planning I created surface designs which were then interpreted as scores. Through the movement of the columns which reflect one another, the space and projections- infinite pattern fills the space.
In taking design off the surface and into the space i was able to create an installation space which formed a platform where collaboration could take place.
GIG LOG :: ALVA NOTO & RYUICHI SAKAMOTO
Artists: Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto
Date: 19 June 2013
Venue: Royal Festival Hall, London
Description: Intricate experimental merging of minimalistic electronics and restrained piano playing by the German-Japanese duo constellation. An abstract and captivating performance amplified by a stylish stage design, and part of Yoko Ono’s Meltdown Festival.
The official Alva Noto website
The official Ryuichi Sakamoto website
More about Yoko Ono’s Meltdown Festival