Monday, 13 August 2007

Takahiro Kawaguchi

Born in OSAKA, JAPAN, in 1980.
Takahiro started to work, from 2000, in various fields as "Field recordings", "Sound Installation" and "Sound performance".The common concept of all his works is: "Space recognition through the sounds".He has released six CD / CDR from domestic and foreign labels which are specialized in experimental music. And three other CD projects are going on for 2007.He has also been very active in his international and interdisciplinary projects in the year of 2006 : Creation of his new peace at Slade Research Centre in LONDON, UK Collaboration with dance and photography in the installation work:"Three" at BankArt Yokohama, Japan (Project involved in the Japan Media Arts Festival promoted by the Ministry of Culture of Japan).
Kawaguchi is interested in capturing and manipulating everyday sounds in everyday places. He works with microphones placed in and on various objects, transforming environmental sound by feeding it through these objects and recording/playing back live the resulting sound.

Release in Ristretto:

Takahiro Kawaguchi - "Soundscape with 2 objects"

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