Part of Park Avenue Armory's Artists Studio
Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30pm
Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has received accolades for his film scores, including for The Last Emperor, Little Buddha, and The Revenant. A renaissance man who collaborates with international artists, working also as a musician, producer, pianist, activist, writer, actor, dancer, and electronic music pioneer, for the Artists Studio he presents a work that mixes both sound installation and musical performance for the first time in his career. Sakamoto and his longtime collaborator and visual artist, Shiro Takatani, are currently developing unique visuals and a brand-new instrument specially created for this show, which features music drawn from Sakamoto’s first album in eight years.