Dumb Type New Theater Work “2020” [Cancelled]

28, 29 Mar 2020, at Rohm Theatre Kyoto, South Hall

Comprising a diverse membership drawn from video, visual art, architecture, design, computer programming, Dumb Type was founded in 1984 and has since established a reputation at home and abroad for its multimedia performances and installations whose main creative figures and approaches shift each time. This performance marks its first new work since “Voyage” in 2002.

Member: Takayuki FUJIMOTO, Ken FURUDATE, Satoshi HAMA, Marihiko HARA, Yuko HIRAI, Ryoji IKEDA, Nobuaki OSHIKA,
So OZAKI, Ryo SHIRAKI, Norico SUNAYAMA, Shiro TAKATANI, Yoko TAKATANI, Mayumi TANAKA, Hiromasa TOMARI, Misako YABUUCHI, Aoi YAMADA, Toru YAMANAKA, Yukiko YOSHIMOTO

https://rohmtheatrekyoto.jp/en/event/55160/

Dumb Type – The Japan Pavilion Artist 2021 at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia [postponed to 2022]

The Japan Foundation, commissioner and organizer of the Japan Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, announces that they selected Dumb Type as the artist for Japan Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

Ken FURUDATE participates as a project member.

https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/international/venezia-biennale/art/59/index.html

Digital Choc x MUTEK.JP

20 Feb. 2020 at WWW Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Line up: MOLÉCULE (FR) presents -22.7°C / KEN FURUDATE (JP) – Audiovisual Live / GALCID (JP) presents Ambient Works

https://mutek.jp/en/news/archives/172

Dumb Type – New Work : “Trace / React II”

Dumb Type releases new installation work “Trace React II” in the exhibition “ACTIONS + REFLECTIONS“, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.

shrine.jp × nonlinear-nauts patchware on demand 2020 shotahirama “Rough House” Release tour < day2 / kyoto session >

13 Jan. 2020 at metro, Kyoto, Japan

Live(a-z): genseiichi / Ken FURUDATE / Ken’ichi Itoi / NASAA / NEW YAKUZA / shotahirama (with Masashi Okamoto(Dr.))+ shiki sawamura / Tetsuji Matsuo (with Ryo Okada(Gu.))

Installation: SPEKTRA

VJ(a-z): Hideki Eguchi / Katsuya Murano / sacco

https://www.metro.ne.jp/single-post/200113a

MUTEK.JP 2019

11 – 15 Dec, 2019 at Shibuya STREAM Hall / Line Cube / Liquidroom

Ken FURUDATE plays his solo performance “Sine Waves Solo” in Shibuya Stream Hall, 13 Dec, 2019

https://mutek.jp/

Dumb Type – ACTIONS + REFLECTIONS, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Nov 16, 2019 – Feb 16, 2020, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo is delighted to announce the upcoming solo exhibition “Actions + Reflections” by leading Japanese media artist collective Dumb Type. The exhibition, which marks the 35th anniversary of the group’s formation, will feature an updated version of the 2018 exhibition at the Centre Pompidou-Metz (curated by Yuko Hasegawa) with several new works as well as an extensive archive of the group’s past performances.

https://www.mot-art-museum.jp/en/exhibitions/dumb-type-actions-reflections/

The project Quasicrystal (a.k.a. Complex Order) receives support from “The project to support emerging Media Arts Creators” run by Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan

The project exploring new possibilities of the textile art with codes “Quasicrystal” received support from “The project to support emerging Media Arts Creators” run by Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan.

This is a Research and Development project between Ken FURUDATE and the company HOSOO which is a Kyoto-based textile company founded in 1688 and specialized in superior quality fabrics for high-end interior design and fashions.

http://creators.j-mediaarts.jp/

live performance in WSK X: Festival of the Recently Possible

24 Oct, 2019
Solo Live Performance in The Special Program “END OF FRAME”WSK X: Festival of the Recently Possible
Hyndai Hall, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines

Line up: Makino Takashi + Rei Hayama x Joee Mejias+Tengal, Children of Cathode Ray, Ken Furudate

https://www.wsk.io/special-programs.html

Exhibition “群れ” / MURE, 空間現代 kukangendai + Ken Furudate

30 Aug. – 13 Oct, 2019
at haku kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

Related Event:
13 Sept.
19:00- Artist Talk
at haku kyoto / Kukangendai, Ken Furudate, and the guest Minoru Hatanaka(NTTICC)
21:00- DJ Event
at BnA Alter Museum / DJs: Minoru Hatanaka, DJ 外出(Kukangendai), Ken Furudate

LSDML, Experimental DJ Session

Aug 2, 2019
at metro, Kyoto, Japan

Acts: Toru YAMANAKA / Takuya MINAMI / Marihiko HARA / Ken FURUDATE / NG BOYS

Live Performance w/ Kosetsu Imanishi, Ken’ichi Itoi at Bar Isshee

June 3, 2019
at Bar Isshee, Tokyo, Japan