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Miki Yui

Miki Yui

area: Sound Art

© Miki Yui

Key Facts

nationality

Japan

area

Sound Art

residence

Düsseldorf

recommending institution

TONSPUR

time period

February 2006 - February 2006

1971 born in Tokyo
1984-86 lived and studied in Berkley California
1990-97 journey to Indonesia, Thailand, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nepal, Morocco,Vietnam
1990-94 studied and made Bachelor of Art at Tama Art University in Tokyo
1995-97 studied at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
1997- 02 studied and made Diploma at Academy of Media Arts Cologne (media art)

working on small sounds
- environment and our acoustic perception- in the field of sound art and music.
living in Düsseldorf.


Selected Exhibitions + Concerts

2005
Award for Art and Sience, Fritz Terfloth Foundation, Kunstverein Muenster ( Fine Art and Music)

small music. small sounds (two ugly sounds talking) Dialogue with Rolf Julius
for Studio Akustische Kunst / WDR

2004
trace / traccia first Solo exhibition e/static Torino Italy

small sounds concert uplink gallery, Tokyo

a view over the pond sound/ installation at group exhibition Klangraum-Raumklang, Cologne Germany

concert at Suit in Parochial, Parochial Kirche Berlin, solo and together with Rolf Julius
atokata sound/ installation, gelbe Musik Berlin

trace.water and trace.air multi-channel live composition
Torino Italy, Cologne, Munich

small music.small sounds - two ugly sounds talking
Dialogue Rolf Julius and Miki Yui, radio-piece
for Studio Akustische Kunst / WDR

2003
every01 concert for 4ch speakers
Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik

group exhibition before and after sound e/static Torino Italy

3rd CD release silence resounding 12k/LINE N.Y.

2002
wanderland sound installation for an anechoic space
in VISATON, Haan

ever sound installation and small sounds concert
in exhibition Resonanzen I Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken

reverie composition for John Cage memorial
WDR Studio Akustische Kunst

2001
second CD release lupe luep peul epul 12k/LINE N.Y.

wanderland sound installation for anechoic space,
small sounds concert + talk Intercommunication Center, Tokyo

small sounds concert Podewil, Berlin

ask02 exhibition Untragbar Museum of Applied Art Cologne,
exhibition sensitive acoustic module with schwachstromelektriker
Groundearth, Berlin Transmediale 2001 and V2, Rotterdam

2000
small sounds concert Hamburg, Paris, Cologne

ask02 acoustic suits project
exhibition Sound aka Space /Aussendienst - Hamburger Kunstverein.
schwachstromelektriker with Ralf Schreiber

1999
first CD release small sounds BmB lab Cologne

small sounds concert Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Cologne

ask01 - acoustic suits project with Felix Hahn,
exhibition icon Ludwig van Beethovenhaus Bonn,
exhibition Vertical Horizontal Berlin West Bahnhof ,
Trinitatis Kirche, Cologne

1998
sound installation in Schnitt Ausstellungsraum, Cologne


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Documentation

Artist in Residence Program MQ Wien
Feb. 2006 Tonspur - Passage

During my stay, I composed a sound installation piece, which later installed in one passage of courtyard. Since the work was aimed for public space, I first examined the sounds in MQ and different sites in the city.
The location of the MQ helped me collect sounds and impressions of the city quickly,
also it helped to observe the changes in the courtyard through two weeks.

These elements are woven into my composition, so that the piece and the actual sounds fuse into one. It was great opportunity to present my work in public space.

I appreciate meeting interesting artists living in Vienna. These meetings later brought a wonderful surprise performance
by yukonexus 6 (a Japanese artist) inside my installation at the first presentation of Tonspur �� Passage in May 2006.

Many thanks to the MQ team, and to Mr. Weckwerth and Mr. Szely for invitation.

Miki Yui

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