a•form: Ryuichi Sakamoto, Fujiko Nakaya, Min Tanaka and Shiro Takatani
Served as ULTIMA festival’s on-site producers for a special event uniting Fujiko Nakaya’s fog sculptures and music by synth pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto together with avant-garde dance by experimental dancer Min Tanaka, all lit by lighting and visual artist Shiro Takatani, coming together on the roof of Oslo’s new National Museum.
The event was conceived by Oslo Kunstforening in collaboration with ULTIMA, Statsbygg and the New Norwegian National Museum.
-September 2017 / The New Norwegian National Museum (Oslo, Norway)
Over the course of two days in February 2017, we organized four concerts with Utena Kobayashi, Jenny Hval, Oorutaichi and Frode Haltli, two documentary film showings by Hungarian-Norwegian filmmaker Istvan Kovacs and a concurrent exposition of photos and original objects related to the music of Arne Nordheim and his work at the 1970 world fair in Osaka, trailing the rise of modernism in Norway right up to the current experimental music scene in Japan.
The event was produced in collaboration with Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival, and supported by VACANT, Fuglen Tokyo and NRK.
-February 2017 / VACANT (Harajuku, Tokyo)
Change Your Mind A Million Times
Produced: art exhibition "Change Your Mind A Million Times" by Devendra Banhart
-November 2014 / Stall Baggage (Meguro, Tokyo)
Coordinated the New York-leg of traveling sales exhibit 'Norwegian Icons', focusing on Norwegian mid-century art & design, initiated by Fuglen café/cocktail bar/vintage design and Blomqvist art auctioneers in Oslo/Tokyo.
Organized shows at The Collective Design Fair, ICFF (International Furniture Fair) and a flagship exhibit at Openhouse Gallery in Nolita, Manhattan.
Included works by: Edvard Munch, Arnold Haukeland, Fredrik Kayser, Grete Prytz Kittelsen, Arne Jacobsen and many more.
Supported by The Royal Norwegian Consulate in New York, Innovation Norway as well as a host of private sponsors.
-May 2014(New York, NY)
Produced: 'Norwegian Outlet' show
Exhibiting Artists - Bendik Kaltenborn (Dongery) and Espen Friberg (Yokoland)
Pop Up - Aki Books, Dank, Deep Search, F5, FIN Magazine, Flamme Forlag, Haik, Metronomicon, Olsen Records, Personae, Plastic Strip, No Comprendo Press, NSEW, Small Town Super Sound, Smug
Film Screening - Oslo, August 31st by Joachim Trier
Organized: "Good Stuff To Look At" by New Orleans-based artist Bruce Davenport Jr., curated by Diego Cortez
-September 2012 / VACANT (Tokyo, Japan)
Daniel Amazu Wasser
Organized: exhibition with New Haven-based artist Daniel Amazu Wasser as part of Opening Ceremony's special event
-June 2012 / Opening Ceremony (Shibuya, Tokyo)
Organized: secret private show by Arto Lindsay
(*photos by Ports Bishop)
-May 2012 / Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn, NY)
To Walk Beside that Ghost
Produced: To Walk Beside that Ghost by Norwegian-American indie folk band Racing Heart.
Released on vinyl & CD by Movemountains Record Label.
Kid/Act Like You're Fine
Organized: photo exhibition "Kid" by iO Tillett Wright, and group exhibition "Act Like You're Fine" (Leigh Ledare, Matthu Placek, A.L. Steiner, Slava Mogutin, Michael Stipe, Andrea Longacre-White, Neal Franc, Lola Dupre, Sophie Morner, Patrick Hoelck)
-August 2011 / VACANT (Harajuku, Tokyo)
Wrong Dance Right Steps
Co-founded Low Vol. Records under VACANT and produced Brooklyn compilation album/booklet "Wrong Dance Right Steps"
Featuring: Sam Amidon, North Highlands, Soft Landing, Snowmine, The Great Republic of Rough and Ready, Ava Luna, Inlets, Family Band, She Keeps Bees, Cuddle Magic, Twin Sister