Aki Onda

2019 Program Artist

Aki Onda (born in 1967, Nara, Japan; lives in New York, USA). He is particularly known for his “Cassette Memories” — works compiled from a “sound diary” of field-recordings collected by using portable cassette recorder over a span of last three decades. He creates compositions, performances, and visual artworks from those sound memories often collaborating with filmmakers, visual artists, musicians, and choreographers. He has presented his work at The Kitchen, MoMA, P.S.1 MOMA, ISSUE Project Room, Blank Forms, ICA Philadelphia, REDCAT, Time-Based Art Festival, Images Festival, Novas Frequências, documenta 14, Louvre Museum, Palais de Tokyo, Fondation Cartier, Présences électronique, Argos, Bozar, Wiels, ICA London, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Counterflow Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Impakt Festival, La Casa Encendida, Caixa Forum, Serralves Museum, Nam June Paik Art Center, Sound Live Tokyo, Hara Museum and many others.


Aki Onda, Ayumi Goto, and Peter Morin

In this double bill, Aki Onda will perform the multi-media Reflections and Repercussions, followed by …Crow meets Salmon, a collaborative performance by Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin.  Reflections and Repercussions explores the interplay among luminosity, acoustic, and architectural relationships within the space. Performing with various types of lightning equipment such as theatre lights, flashlights, bare light bulb, […]