Yo No Bi UK Tour #1 2015
with Minoru Sato and Horio Kanta
Full of Noises and Ryoko Akama kicks off with the Yo No Bi UK Tour #1 showcasing works and performances by two of Japan’s most innovative sound artists, Minoru Sato and Horio Kanta. Starting with two new installations and performances at Full of Noises, Cumbria (Sat 1st August), the tour continues to Cafe OTO, London (Thurs 6th August) and concludes at The Tetley, Leeds (Sat 8th / Sun 9th August).
1. Full of Noises Festival, Sat 1st / Sun 2nd August – ticket here
Performance: Sat 1st August, doors open 19:00
Nan Tait Centre, Barrow-in-Furness
Installations: Sat 1st / Sun 2nd August, 12:00 – 18:00
Cookes Studios, Barrow-in-Furness
Kanta Horio creates performances and installations from physical phenomena including sound, light, magnetism or physical movement, employing electromagnets, motors, LEDs, and circuits which convert each elements of them to one another. He has performed widely both internationally and throughout Japan. kanta.but.jp
Minoru Sato is a sound artist with an interest in acoustic phenomena, which he explores through installations, multiples, performances and texts. Since 1989, he has presented work under the name “m/s”, establishing his own label “WrK” for creative activities in 1994. in addition, he also produces sound works under the name SASW, collaborative works as ASUNA and with his band ‘IL GRANDE SILENZIO’. In the role of curator, he has also organised a number of contemporary art exhibitions and performance events. www.ms-wrk.com
Yo.No.Bi. #1 is supported by Arts Council England, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.