superposition [video on demand]
Ryoji Ikeda

superposition [video on demand]

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2021 | vd-001

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performance credits: 
Concept, Direction and Music: Ryoji Ikeda

Performers: Amélie Grould, Stéphane Garin

Programming, Graphics and Computer system: Tomonaga Tokuyama, Norimichi Hirakawa, Yoshito Onishi
Optical devices: Norimichi Hirakawa
Stage manager: Simon MacColl, Thomas Leblanc
Technical manager: Tomonaga Tokuyama

Preview: 5 August 2012, ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE)
World premiere: 14, 15, 16 November 2012, Centre Pompidou / Festival d’Automne à Paris (FR)

Commissioned by
Festival d’Automne à Paris for the musical part
Created and developed at EPPGH La Villette (Paris, FR), Yamaguchi Center for Arts and media [YCAM] (JP) and ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE)

Production: Ryoji Ikeda Studio

Festival d’Automne à Paris (FR), Les Spectacles Vivants-Centre Pompidou (Paris, FR), the Barbican (London, UK), Concertgebouw Brugge (BE),
Festival de Marseille (FR),
EPPGH La Villette (Paris, FR),
Kyoto Experiment (JP),
ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE),
STRP Art and Technology Festival (Eindhoven, NL), Stereolux / Festival Scopitone / le lieu unique (Nantes, FR)
With the support of

Epidemic (Richard Castelli, assisted by Florence Berthaud)

Tour dates
AUG 5, 2012: ZKM, Karlsruhe, DE *preview show
NOV 14 –16, 2012: Festival d’Automne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR *world premiere
DEC 7–8, 2012: Festival Némo, Le Cent Quatre, Paris, FR
MAR 8–9, 2013: STRP Biennial, Eindhoven, NL
MAR 15, 2013: La Faïencerie, Creil, FR
MAR 27–28, 2013: The Barbican, London, UK
APR 10, 2013: Concertgebouw, Brugges, BE
JUN 22, 2013: Festival de Marseille, Marseille, FR
SEP 13, 2013: Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam, NL
OCT 25 –26, 2013: Kyoto Experiment, Kyoto Art Theatre Shunjuza, Kyoto, JP
APR 8–9, 2014: Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, GR
SEP 15, 2014: STEREOLUX—Festival Scopitone, Nantes, FR
OCT 11, 2014: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, CA
OCT 17–18, 2014: Crossing the Line Festival, The Metropolitan Museum, New York, US
OCT 24–25, 2014: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
OCT 31–NOV 1, 2014: Power Center, UMS (University Musical Society), Ann Arbor, US
NOV 7, 2014: Center for the Arts of Performance, Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, US
DEC 2, 2014: Le 106, Rouen, FR
SEP 23–26, 2015: Carriageworks, Sydney, AU
SEP 29–30, 2015: OzAsia, Adelaide, AU
NOV 14, 2015: Teatro San Martin, Buenos Aires, AR
NOV 18–19, 2016: New Vision Arts Festival, Sha Tin Town Hall, Hong Kong, HK
MAY 2–3, 2017: Teatro Colsubsidio, Bogotá, CO
SEP 25–26, 2020: Musica Festival, Maillon, Strasbourg, FR
JUN 16–17, 2021: Diaghilev Festival, Perm State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Perm, RU

*further potential tour dates to be confirmed


Recorded at Kyoto Art Theatre Shunjuza, OCT 2013 (presented by Kyoto Experiment 2013)

Camera: Yoshikuni Kudoh, Kumi Sato
VE: Takeshi Nagamine
EED: Sanae Onizawa
MA: Satomi Agematsu
Director: Terutada Murao
Producer: Junji Takane, Tatsutoshi Natori

Edited by Ryoji Ikeda
Technical manager: Tomonaga Tokuyama

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