Tighty Righty: A Performance by Takahiro Yamamoto ‘13
August 24, 2011
Incoming MFA in Visual Studies candidate Takahiro Yamamoto ‘13 gives a series of performances on August 30 at @937, an art space programmed by Fourteen30 Contemporary.
Using Canadian pianist Glenn Gould and French writer Andre Gide as starting points, Tighty Righty mixes and remixes physical images of adrenaline with writings of rhythmical texture and obsession. The performance is presented in a thread installation that subtly yet sharply defines a performance space, along with a slideshow of 2354 portrait photographs in a rapid succession as a preface.
Tuesday, August 30
6:00 pm, 7:30 pm, 9:00 pm
(30 minute performance duration)
937 NW Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97209
Originally from Shizuoka, Japan, Takahiro Yamamoto is an artist, photographer and actor based in Los Angeles. He studied physical and devised theatre extensively in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles with theatre practitioners such as Mary Overlie, Anne Bogart and SITI Company, Goat Island Performance Company, Rachel Rosenthal and Independent Shakespeare Company. This fall, Yamamoto begins his first semester in the MFA in Visual Studies program at Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Fourteen30 Contemporary, with generous support from 937 Condominiums and New & Neville Real Estate Services, presents six months of programming at 937 NW Glisan, in Portland. Their goal is to connect a larger Portland audience to the vibrancy of visual and performing arts happening outside of the Pearl district.
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