Opening Dumb Type


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Dr. Andrea Lissoni, Artistic Director Haus der Kunst

Dr. Damian Lentini, Curator Haus der Kunst

Artist Talk
Shiro Takatani, Dumb Type, with Andrea Lissoni and Damian Lentini
The Artist Talk will be held in German and Japanese with simultaneous translation.

Free admission.
Admission starts at 6.30 pm. Seating is limited.

Featuring three specially conceived installations, the exhibition interrogates how digital media and technology constitute a formative and irrevocable part of our lived experience, conflating the past with the future, desire with despair. The installations probe the dizzying banality of AI-inflected speech formation as well as featuring an operatic sound sculpture of field recordings created by Ryuichi Sakamoto, engaging the audience in alternating acts of attentive listening, reading, and watching to recall a state of liminality (“ma” in Japanese), the point at which inertia is derived from an overabundance of meaning.