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Photo by Matthias Groebel

Tomomi Adachi is a performer/composer, sound poet, instrument builder and installation artist. Known for his versatile style, he has performed improvised music and contemporary works by John Cage, Cornelius Cardew, Christian Wolff, etc. in all over the world including Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Merkin Hall, STEIM, Experimental Intermedia, Melbourne International Arts Festival and Flanders Festival. As the only Japanese performer of sound poetry, he performed Kurt Schwitters’s “Ursonate” as a Japan premiere in 1996. Also he directed Japanese premiere of John Cage’s “Europera5” in 2007. CDs include the solo album from Tzadik, Omegapoint and naya records. He stayed in New York from 2009 to 2010 as a grantee of Asian Cultural Council. He is a guest of the Artists-in-Berlin Program of the DAAD for 2012.


Tomomi Adachi is part of the following modules of Berlin Sonic Places:
modul III | 18. August 2012