from a forthcoming two-channel (17-min.) HD video installation
Performed by Akiko Hamada (tea) and Mori-shige (cello)
In what appears at first glance to be disparate elements, the classic Japanese art of tea ceremony and the music of a contemporary improvisational cellist, a union takes place in the atmosphere that surrounds each artist. Their forms merge to become something more than the sum of their parts.