Creating and exhibiting installation works at art exhibitions and festivals in recent years, SAKAMOTO Ryuichi is increasingly showcasing his work in settings quite different from the format of his usual musical presentations. Considering that, in addition to his musical endeavors, he actively engages also in projects with a focus on social issues, the scope of SAKAMOTO’s work at large has expanded toward general contemplation on aspects of music, society, nature, and primordial forms of life.
Released in 2017 as SAKAMOTO’s first original album in eight years, “async” marked for the artist not only a venture onto new territory, but the music itself was part of an unprecedented, new kind of listening experience. After its release on CD and vinyl record, “async” was presented in the format of “
As the title of this exhibition suggests, it is the second installment in the “Installation Music” series following “