Misako & Rosen, Tokyo
Away from the Light of Greenwich: A Close Encounter with On Kawana (2016)
Digital audio file to be played in a physical space through a 5.1 surround sound system or in a cranial space through a stereo headset, presenting a Japanese-spoken audio drama based on Grinijji no hikari wo hand arete, a novel written by Katsusuke Miyauchi, published by Kawade Shobo Shinsha, Tokyo, 1980; directed and scripted by Yuki Okumura, sound recorded and edited by Satoshi Hama, voice-acted by Lei Yamabe as Jiro Sahara, Tatsuo Majima as On Kawana, Mihoko Watanabe as both Hiroko Kawana and closing credits narrator; inserted tunes created by Ichiro Fujimoto, Rei Harakami, Susumu Yokota; made in cooperation with ARTISTS’ GUILD, MISAKO & ROSEN, Musicmine, Kawade Shobo Shinsha; commissioned by Kyoto City University of Arts for the artist’s solo exhibition Na, 2016, curated by Hirokazu Tokuyama; English synopsis available at http://yukiokumura.com/synopsis.pdf
28 min 55 sec
Edition of 5 + 1 A.P.