stage 09: exhibit & performance @ yaizu (performance)

12.2011

exhibit & performance @ yaizu, shizuoka

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♡ 日本語 ♡

焼津 K happy にて、hUbの展示&パフォーマンス♥

新たな試みとして、割り箸&ペットボトルのふたを回収、新素材でのドレスも発表。

♡ English ♡

hUb exhibit & performance @ K happy in Yaizu, Shizuoka. In addition to our performance work around Yaizu station, we collected chopsticks and bottlecaps to experiment with dresses in new materials.

Performance concept: One of our first projects (“newspaper people in the city”) is a performance piece in which we insert foreign figures (dressed in elaborate newspaper dresses) moving almost in slow motion into the familiar city. First designed as a reaction to the fast-paced life of Tokyo, this performance was designed as a means to “break” the space and speed of everyday life in the metropolis. In the city, everything and everyone moves at a fast pace. For people in the city, engrossed in their smartphones or preoccupied with being on their way to their destinations, the city becomes merely a backdrop to their everyday routines and not necessarily a space that is experienced. By inserting these foreign figures (and performance) into this space at a radically different pace, we attempted to design a “soft” space where time stops and the rhythm of everyday life is broken. What we hope this reveals is the hidden beauty of everyday life and routine. All of our projects are based on this concept of inserting a “softscape” into the context of everyday life to celebrate the everyday, or all of our unbirthdays.

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