Tsubaki organizes parties, fashion shows and other happy Japanese happenings and events. Tonight they've invited nine artists to perform for you.
Choreographer Kenzo Kusuda came to The Netherlands in 1999. Moisture Rocket, Muse on Screw and Hypnox Loco Loco Locomotion are a few of his pieces. The Dutch Dance Days (Nederlandse Dansdagen) wrote about Moisture Rocket: 'Kusuda has the courage to tell his own story, far removed from trends. A small, subtle choreography with the power of a haiku.'
Makiko Ito is a freelance dancer and choreographer, based in Amsterdam. She is working with Magpie Umbrella, and is the project leader of Wonderland (performances for kids and families).
Tashi Iwaoka is a performance maker based in Amsterdam. He is a member of performance makers' collective Ehkä production.
STEIM's DJ Sniff is a turntablist, curator and researcher.
OMFO produces soundtracks for adult video clips and composes jingles for Turkmen radio stations. OMFO contributed his tracks to the russian made blockbuster "Manga" by Pyotr Khazizov. For the Venice biennale he wrote the soundtrack for the first ever Central Asian pavilion. Also, OMFO gives solo concerts and performs as a sound artist, as well as collecting field recordings. (Courtesy of OMFO's website.
Toru Fujimoto is a performance artist, interested in dance and sound.
The Chindon girls are Yukari, Noruko and Takako. Chindons are a type of elaborately costumed street musicians.
Saturday 2 October, doors open from 6 pm. Entrance: 6 euro. Please RSVP by clicking on the pink button at the top of this page. Mediamatic Bank, Vijzelstraat 68 Amsterdam. More information on Tsubaki's MySpace.