Ryoji Ikeda to perform a unique composition this weekend at Christian Marclay’s White Cube show

Ryoji Ikeda to perform a unique composition this weekend at Christian Marclay’s White Cube show

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Japan’s leading electronic composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda will present a one-off live performance on Saturday 11 April.

The final weekend of performances in a unique ten week programme curated by Christian Marclay, culminates in a new work performed by revered composer Ryoji Ikeda. Accompanied by musicians from the London Sinfonietta, Ikeda will present a special live performance exploring the sonorities of glass, created in response to one of the key works within Marclay’s White Cube exhibition. The composition will be record direct-to-disc and pressed to vinyl on site by The VF Press, our mobile vinyl pressing plant.

Later this month The Vinyl Factory will collaborate with Ikeda once more; this time to present the UK premiere of supersymmetry, a major new work that explores music and visual art through mathematics and physics. Taking place at Brewer Street Car Park from 23 April – 31 May, click here for more information about the exhibition.

See below for details on the final weekend of performances at White Cube:


Performances / The VF Press
Saturday 11 April: Ryoji Ikeda

Sunday 12 April: Elliott Sharp

Performances start at 3pm and are free but spaces are allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis so arrive early.

The Vinyl Factory Press is in operation every Thursday and Friday during the exhibition, pressing performances from the previous weekend straight to vinyl.

Christian Marclay at White Cube
28 Jan – 12 April
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm and Sunday, 12 – 6pm
Address: White Cube, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ