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Jean Michel Bruyère / LFKs (FR)
• Since JUN 2010 La Dispersion du Fils by Jean Michel Bruyère with Matthew McGinity, Delphine Varas and Thierry Arredondo
(for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw)
Permanent installation at the Hong Kong City University School of Creative Media (HK)
and at the New South Wales University iCinema Centre, Sydney (AU)
• Since SEP 16 Tour-Réservoir (first generative web-series) www.tour-reservoir.com
• 08 SEP - 21 JAN 18 La Dispersion du Fils (for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw)
Sessions : 08 - 09 September, 27 September - 08 October, 01 - 12 November, 06 - 17 December 2017 and 10 - 21 January 2018
"The Art of Immersion", ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
(curators: Peter Weibel, Richard Castelli, Dennis Del Favero), ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
• 07 OCT - 07 JAN 18 La Dispersion du Fils (for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw) "Digitalife 2017" (a project by Monique Veaute, curator: Richard Castelli), Romaeuropa Festival, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (IT)
• 08 - 10 JUN 18 L'habitude - prologue to the tetralogy Violence & institutions Gösserhallen, Halle 4, Wiener Festwochen, Wien (AT)
 
 
Dumb Type (JP)
• 07 OCT - 07 JAN 18 MEMORANDUM OR VOYAGE (installation) "Digitalife 2017" (a project by Monique Veaute, curator: Richard Castelli), Romaeuropa Festival, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (IT)
• 20 JAN - 15 MAY 18 DUMB TYPE - ACTIONS + REFLEXIONS - Retrospective (curator: Yuko Hasegawa) Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
     
     
Du Zhenjun (CN/FR)
duzhenjun.com/news/
 
 
Ex Machina / Robert Lepage (QC, CA)
(Europe and Japon)
• Since JUN 2010 FRAGMENTATION - adaptation by Richard Castelli and Volker Kuchelmeister of three scenes from Lipsynch directed by Robert Lepage, for the ReACTOR designed by Sarah Kenderdine and Jeffrey Shaw Permanent installation à Hong Kong City University School of Creative Media (HK)
• 20 SEP - 07 JAN 18 The Library at Night (immersive exhibition in 360°, inspired by Alberto Manguel's book) le lieu unique, co-presented by La Cité, Centre des Congrès, in partnership with Stereolux and Scopitone Festival, Nantes (FR)
• 06 - 07 OCT 17 887 Les Théâtres de la Ville, Luxembourg (LU)
• 12 OCT - 12 NOV 17 The Library at Night (immersive exhibition in 360, inspired by Alberto Manguel's book) XII international festival of contemporary art Territoria and Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (RU)
• 16 - 17 OCT 17 887 La Comédie de Clermont-Ferrand, scène nationale (FR)
• 24 - 27 OCT 17 887 Onassis Cultural Centre, Athènes (GR)
• 03 - 04 NOV 17 887 Théâtre de Liège (BE)
• 08 - 10 NOV 17 The Far Side of the Moon Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels (BE)
• 16 - 17 NOV 17 The Far Side of the Moon Festival VIA, La Luna, Manège Maubeuge – Scène Nationale (FR)
• 24 NOV - 02 DEC 17 The Far Side of the Moon Théâtre de la Ville off-site, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris (FR)
• 08 - 10 DEC 17 The Far Side of the Moon Théâtre-Sénart, Scène nationale (FR)
• 10 - 27 JAN 18 887 Centre National des Arts, Ottawa (CA)
• 30 - 31 JAN 18 Quills (by Doug Wright) La Comète, scène nationale de Châlons en Champagne (FR)
• 06 - 18 FEB 18 Quills (by Doug Wright) La Colline - Théâtre national, Paris (FR)
• 09 FEV - 29 MAR
  and 06 - 29 APR 18
FRAGMENTATION (for the ReACTOR) Exhibition "The Art of Immersion II - The Digital Theater of the Future", ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
• 22 - 24 FEB 18 Needles and Opium Perth International Arts Festival (AU)
• 02 - 07 MAR 18 Needles and Opium Adelaide Festival (AU)
• 22 - 25 MAR 18 Needles and Opium Auckland Arts Festival (NZ)
• 04 - 07 AVR 18 887 The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (US)
• 04 - 05 MAY 18 887 Cal Performances, Berkeley (US)
• 05 - 06 MAY 18 Needles and Opium Shakespeare International Festival, "Marin Sorescu" National Theatre, Craiova (RO)
• 16 - 19 MAY 18 The Far Side of the Moon LG Arts Center, Seoul (KR)
• 01 - 10 JUN 18 Frame by Frame - a ballet based on the work of Norman McLaren, directed by Robert Lepage and choregraphied by Guillaume Côté Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, National Ballet of Canada, Toronto (CA)
• 17 - 18 JUN 18 Needles and Opium The Diaghilev Festival, Soldatova Culture Palace, Perm (RU)
• 26 JUN - 07 JUL 18 SLÃV - with Betty Bonifassi, directed by Robert Lepage
Théâtre du Nouveau Monde - Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (CA)
 
 
Granular-Synthesis Kurt Hentschläger and Ulf Langheinrich (AT)
• 08 SEP - 21 JAN 18 <360> (new version in 3D) for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw
Sessions : 08 - 09 September, 27 September - 08 October, 01 - 12 November, 06 - 17 December 2017 and 10 - 21 January 2018
"The Art of Immersion", ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE) (curators: Peter Weibel, Richard Castelli, Dennis Del Favero), ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
• 07 OCT - 07 JAN 18 <360> (new version in 3D) for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw "Digitalife 2017" (a project by Monique Veaute, curator: Richard Castelli), Romaeuropa Festival, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (IT)
 
 
Kurt Hentschläger (AT/US)
• Since MAY 2010 VIEW Permanent installation at Los Angeles airport (US)
• Until 03 SEP 17 MEASURE "Overture - New Acquisitions from the Borusan Contemporary Art Collection", Istanbul (TK)
• 06 - 28 OCT 17 ORT (audio-visual creation in 360°, projected on the full building of Le Volcan) Le Volcan, Scène nationale du Havre (FR)
• 20 OCT - 02 APR 18 SOL OK im OÖ Kulturquartier, Linz (AU)
• 30 MAY - 03 JUN 18 FEED.X - creation Halle G, MuseumsQuartier, Wiener Festwochen, Wien (AT) 
       
       
Ryoji Ikeda (JP)
Tours in preparation (contact Epidemic):

music for percussion (Ryoji Ikeda / EKLEKTO)
superposition
Other performances and installations (contact: Ryoji Ikeda Studio | admin@ryojiikeda.com | www.ryojiikeda.com):
• 06 - 07 SEP 17 supercodex [live set] MET, New York (US)
• 23 SEP 17 supercodex [live set] Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts, Brighton (UK)
• 28 SEP 17 test pattern [live set] The Selfridges Old Hotel, in partnership with Thirty Three Thirty Three, The Barbican and the Japan Foundation, London (UK)
• 29 SEP - 28 JAN 18 the radar [bad rothenfelde] "lichtsicht 6 – Projection-Biennale", Bad Rothenfelde (DE)
• 05 OCT - 10 DEC 17 test pattern [nº12] 180 The Strand, London (UK)
• 06 OCT - 14 JAN 18 data.tron "Performance ! Les Collections du Centre Pompidou, 1967-2017", Tripostal, Lille (FR)
• 12 OCT - 04 FEB 18 data.tron [WUXGA version] Fondazione Golinelli, Bologna (IT)
• 15 OCT 17 A [for 100 cars] - commissioned by RBMA Red Bull Music Academy Festival, Los Angeles (US)
• 20 - 21 OCT 17 test pattern [live set]  Yu Gong Yi Shan, Beijing et Arkham, Shanghai (CN)
• 20 OCT - 05 MAR 18 the transcendental (π) [nº1-2d] "Japanorama" exhibition (curator: Yuko Hasegawa), Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
• 24 OCT 17 music for percussion Kyoto Experiment 2017, ROHM Theatre Kyoto (JP)
• 03 NOV 17 supercodex [live set] FORMA - Free Music Impulse #8, Udine (IT)
• 04 NOV 17 supercodex [live set] "Sampler Sèries", L'Auditori, Barcelona (ES)
• 10 NOV 17 supercodex [live set] Festival GAIDA, Vilnius Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (LT)
• 18 NOV 17 supercodex [live set] Parallax 2017, Yilan (TW)
• 18 NOV - 10 DEC 17 Data.flux Parallax 2017, Yilan (TW)
• 29 NOV - 21 DEC 17 π, e, ø Solo exhibition (curator: Olivier Renaud-Clément), Almine Rech Gallery, Paris (FR)
• 01 - 31 DEC 17 "William Forsythe x Ryoji Ikeda" - audiovisual installation Festival d'Automne, Grande Halle de La Villette, Paris (FR)
• 14 - 15 DEC 17 Concert Series CAP UCLA, The Theater at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles (US)
• 09 JAN 18 supercodex [live set] Ars Citizen and Gray Area Foundation, San Fransisco (US)
• 10 - 21 JAN 18 A [4ch version] - sound installation Ars Citizen, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco (US)
• 19 JAN 18 supercodex [live set] "10 Evenings" (programme curated by Emmanuelle de Montgazon), Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
• 20 JAN - 15 MAY 18 data.tron - intallation DUMB TYPE: "ACTIONS + RÉFLEXIONS", exhibition (curator: Yuko Hasegawa), Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
• 05 APR - 09 JUL 18 data.tron [WUXGA version] "Artistes & Robots", group exhibition, Le Grand Palais, Paris (FR)
• 23 MAY - 17 JUN 18 micro | macro (audiovisual installation) Wiener Festwochen 2018, Vienna (AT)
• 01 JUN - 23 SEP 18 A [6ch version], sound installation "EXPERIENCE TRAPS", group exhibition, co-curated by William Forsythe, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp (BE)
• 15 JUN - 27 AUG 18 Ryoji Ikeda | continuum (solo exhibition) "Japonismes 2018", curated by Marcella Lista, co-organized by the Centre Pompidou and the Japan Foundation, with thanks to the Almine Rech Gallery, Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)
• 15 - 16 JUN 18 concert pieces: formula / C4I / datamatics "Japonismes 2018", Les Spectacles Vivants and Ircam Festival ManiFeste 2018, Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)
• 21 - 24 JUN 18 spectra Permanent installation launch, Mona, Hobart, Tasmania, (AU)
• 04 - 29 JUL 18 micro | macro (audiovisual installation) Exposition solo, Carriageworks, Sydney (AU)
• 18 JUL 18 supercodex [live set] "Mosaic Music 2018", Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscou (RU)
• 19 JUL - 26 AUG 18 code-verse (audiovisual installation) "IAM" (curator: Katya), Inozemtseva Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscou (RU)
• 27 - 29 JUL 18 concert pieces: formula / C4I / datamatics SPIRAL Hall, Tokyo (JP)
     
       
Ulf Langheinrich (DE/AT)
• Since JUN 2010 ALLUVIUM, MOVEMENT Z, MUSIC II
(for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw)
Permanent installation at the Hong Kong City University School of Creative Media (HK)
• Since 2010 ALLUVIUM (for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw) Permanent installation at the New South Wales University iCinema Centre, Sydney (AU)
• 27 SEP - 21 JAN 18 ALLUVIUM (for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw)
Sessions : 27 September - 08 October, 01 - 12 November, 06 - 17 December 2017 and 10 - 21 January 2018
"The Art of Immersion", ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE) (curators: Peter Weibel, Richard Castelli, Dennis Del Favero), ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
• 05 - 27 OCT 17 GHOST (for the 3D Water Matrix) "Visions", Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels (BE)
• 07 - 19 NOV 17 GHOST (for the 3D Water Matrix) Festival VIA, Manège Maubeuge – Scène Nationale (FR)
• 18 - 21 JAN 18 OSC-L - special creation on the National Theatre's building Lumière London festival, National Theatre (UK)
• 10 APR - 05 MAY 18 LOST - special version for the 18 m diameter dome of SAT SAT, Montreal (QC, CA) 
• 28 APR 18 OSC Noise Signal Silence Festival, Schauspiel Köln (DE)
• 29 MAY - 02 JUN 18 Special guest of the IX Symposium at the SAT, 
and a special performance of LOST on the 1st of June
SAT, Montreal (QC, CA) 
• 14 - 16 JUN 18 LOST - special version Sónar+D, Barcelona (ES)
• 13 - 15 JUL 18 Focus: NIL, OSC, QSL, FULL ZERO Festival MELT, Ferropolis (DE)
• 23 JUL 18 FULL ZERO Internationales Muziekinstitut, Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music (DE)
 
 
Ryuichi Sakamoto + Shiro Takatani (JP)
• 03 - 04 MAR 18 DIS.PLAY - Performance and sound installation Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR) 
• 07 - 08 MAR 18 DIS.PLAY - Performance and sound installation Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris (FR)
• 10 - 11 MAR 18 DIS.PLAY - Performance and sound installation Festival Variations, le lieu unique, Nantes (FR)
In creation:

TIME (a new operatic performance, premiere 2019)
 
 
Rihoko Sato (JP)
• 26 AUG 2018 Les Vêpres de la vierge by Monteverdi
solo with Compagnie La Tempête orchestra
Berlioz Festival, Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André (FR)
 
 
Shiro Takatani (JP)
• 09 SEP 17 a·form (performance live by Fujiko Nakaya + Min Tanaka + Shiro Takatani + Ryuichi Sakamoto) The New National Museum, Oslo (NO)
• 05 - 27 OCT 17 ST\LL (for the 3D Water Matrix) "Visions", Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels (BE)
• 06 - 07 OCT 17 CHROMA One Dance Week Festival, Plovdiv (BL)
• 14 - 15 OCT 17

ST/LL

National Performing Arts Center, National Theater & Concert Hall, Taipei (TW)
• 07 - 19 NOV 17 ST\LL (for the 3D Water Matrix) Festival VIA, Manège Maubeuge – Scène Nationale (FR)
• 20 JAN - 15 MAI 18 Toposcan - installation DUMB TYPE: "ACTIONS + RÉFLEXIONS", exhibition (curator: Yuko Hasegawa), Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
• 24 - 25 FEB 18 ST/LL New National Theatre Tokyo (JP)
 
 
Saburo Teshigawara / Karas (JP)
• 11 OCT 17 Creation on Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
with the Ensemble Pygmalion
Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris (FR)
• 25 OCT - 16 NOV 17 Grand Miroir - Creation on Esa-Pekka Salonen's Violin Concerto
for the ballet of the National Opera of Paris,
Opéra Garnier (FR)
• 31 OCT 17 Tristan and Isolde Teatro Ariosto, Reggio Emilia (IT)
• 02 - 05 NOV 17 Pointed Peak (installation performance) Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (IT)
• 07 NOV 17 Tristan and Isolde Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana (SL)
• 18 - 26 NOV 17 Update dance #49 - Faces Karas Apparatus, Tokyo (JP)
• 03 - 10 DEC 17 Illumination (re-creation) Theater X, Tokyo (JP)
• 28 DEC 17 Bounen 17 Karas Apparatus, Tokyo (JP)
• 05 - 11 JAN 18 Update dance #50 - Pygmalion Karas Apparatus, Tokyo (JP)
• 27 JAN - 25 FEB 18 Absolute Absence - installation "Japanorama" exhibition, Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
• 27 - 28 JAN 18 Absolute Absence - performance "10 evenings" programme (curator: Emmanuelle de Montgazon), Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
• 09 FEB 18 Tristan and Isolde L'Arsenal, in partnership with Centre Pompidou-Metz (FR)
• 09 FEV - 29 MAR
  and 06 - 29 AVR 18
DOUBLE DISTRICT (for the ReACTOR) "The Art of Immersion II - The Digital Theater of the Future" exhibition, ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
• 16 FEB 18 Transparent Monster - creation for the Ballet de Lorraine La BAM, Metz (FR)
• 22 - 24 FEB 18 Broken Lights - installation Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels (BE)
• 08 - 11 MAR 18 Tristan and Isolde Hong Kong Arts Festival (HK)
• 06 - 08 APR 18 Lost in Dance with Saburo Teshigawara and Rihoko Sato
One Thousand Years with Acosta Danza (creations)
Japan-Cuba collaborative project "ENCUENTROS", Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso (CU)
• 07 - 15 JUN 18 Update dance #52 - The Idiot Karas Apparatus, Tokyo (JP)
• 28 JUI - 11 AUG 18 Pygmalion - opera Drottningholms Slottsteater, Stockholm (SE)
• 18 - 26 AUG 18 Update dance #53 Karas Apparatus, Tokyo (JP)
Other performances and exhibitions at Karas Apparatus, Ogikubo - Tokyo:
http://www.st-karas.com/karas_apparatus/
 
 
PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS
> Hong Kong City University School of Creative Media (HK):

ALLUVIUM, MUSIC II and MOVEMENT Z by Ulf Langheinrich,
La Dispersion du Fils by Jean Michel Bruyère / LFKs,
all four of them for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw

DOUBLE DISTRICT by Saburo Teshigawara,
FRAGMENTATION after Lipsynch by Robert Lepage
both for the ReACTOR by Sarah Kenderdine and Jeffrey Shaw

> New South Wales University iCinema Centre, Sydney (AU):

ALLUVIUM by Ulf Langheinrich,
La Dispersion du Fils by Jean Michel Bruyère / LFKs,
both for the AVIE by Jeffrey Shaw

> Los Angeles airport (US):

VIEW by Kurt Hentschläger

 
 
L'ENFER by Henri-Georges Clouzot
Six holograms from six sequences of the unfinished movie by Henri-Georges Clouzot with Romy Schneider
Concept and artistic direction: Richard Castelli
Artistic and technical coordination: Martina Mrongovius
• 05 - 27 OCT 17 "Visions", Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels (BE)  
 
 
3D WATER MATRIX

Shiro Takatani - ST\LL
Christian Partos - The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Ulf Langheinrich - GHOST
Composed of 900 computer-controlled electrovalves, the 3D WATER MATRIX is an interface to conceive and display animated and three-dimensional liquid artworks.
Since the first presentation of the installation in 2014 at the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie in Paris, a third work designed by Ulf Langheinrich completes the repertoire. Its first version was presented during the exhibition "Body Media II" at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai in 2017 and it will be finalized in 2018.
• 05 - 27 OCT 17 "Visions", Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels (BE)
• 07 - 19 NOV 17 VIA Festival, Manège Maubeuge – Scène Nationale (FR)
 
 
EXHIBITIONS
• 09 FEB - 18 MAR
  06 - 29 APR 2018
"The Art of Immersion II - The Digital Theater of the Future"
(DOUBLE DISTRICT and FRAGMENTATION, both designed for the ReACTOR by Sarah Kenderdine and Jeffrey Shaw)
ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
• 08 SEP - 28 JAN 18
  (detailed schedule)
"The Art of Immersion"
Curators: Peter Weibel, Richard Castelli, Dennis Del Favero
With, among others:
Jean Michel Bruyère/LFKs, Granular-Synthesis, Ulf Langheinrich
ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
• 07 OCT - 07 JAN 18 "Digitalife 2017"
A project by Monique Veaute. Curator: Richard Castelli
With: Jean Michel Bruyère / LFKs, Dumb Type, Ivana Franke, Granular-Synthesis
Romaeuropa Festival, Palazzo delle esposizioni, Rome (IT)
Any exhibition can be curated Richard Castelli / EPIDEMIC, based on already developed concepts or on demand.
 
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