Born in 1957 in Kanagawa Prefecture. His ancestors are Ainu from around the Ishikari River. He is a creator and performer of the “tonkori” traditional stringed instrument of the Karafuto Ainu. He has been developing a unique style with an innovative sound based on Ainu tradition. He leads the OKI DUB AINU BAND that has performed at various festivals around the world. As the head of the Chikar Studio music label, he also produces Umeko Ando and Marewrew, legendary Ainu singers.
Born in 1974 in Poland. Lives and works in Poland. He engages a wide spectrum of techniques, approaches and protocols: creates works using synthetic senses, programming techniques. An important role in his creativity is drawn from historical and current contexts in particular the perceived history of art and something that could be called the history of thinking. He creates and continuously develops mechanisms and ideas for alternative futures.
Video interviews with SIAF2020 participating artists are uploaded consecutively.
The summarized interviews are also available as text in PDF files along with the video interviews.
These PDF files are to be compiled into “SIAF 2020 Index”, a documentation book to share the full spectrum of SIAF2020 which will be published after February, 2021.
[About PDF file]
It is the edited text of the comments from the artist in the video interview to convey the projects within SIAF2020.
The QR code on the PDF file is linked to the video interview of the artist.
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