Roppongi Hills

Nao Nishihara, “Ohimachi”

5/25(Sat) 10:00〜5/26(Sun) 18:00
Roppongi Hills Roku-Roku Plaza
Large bamboo instruments suddenly sprout on the 66 Plaza, striking chords with electric powered bellows. This instrument is by Nishihara Nao, an artist who has been creating artworks that is based on various folk musical instruments. The title derives from the name of a traditional festival in agricultural areas, in which farmers, after planting or harvesting rice, wait for the sunrise by celebrating all-night long. A performance by Nishihara is scheduled to take place at dawn on Sunday morning.


Nao Nishihara

Born in 1976. Nao Nishihara is an active practitioner of sound activities, sound art, performance and instruments production. His interests and motivations are developing to the body and objects as they are necessary to make sound. And the developments extends his activity area across art and music interdisciplinary. His exhibitions include, Singing in the Rain (2019, Bankart Yokohama Japan), Kangkangee Art Project (2018, Busan Korea), etc.