Tomomi Adachi: Music of sound poetry
Watch my interview with Japanese contemporary art music composer Tomomi Adachi. He is a performer/composer, sound poet, instrument builder, and visual artist. He is known for his versatile style, he has performed his own voice and electronics pieces, sound poetry, improvised music, and contemporary music, also presented site-specific compositions, compositions for classical ensembles, choir pieces for untrained musicians in all over the world including Tate Modern, Maerzmusik, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Centre Pompidou, Poesiefestival Berlin, and Walker Art Center. He has been working with a wide range of materials; self-made physical interfaces and instruments, artificial intelligence, brainwave, artificial satellite, Twitter texts, fracture, and even paranormal phenomena. He was a guest of the Artists-in-Berlin Program of the DAAD in 2012. He received the Award of Distinction from Ars Electronica 2019. He composed the world’s first opera which adopted a libretto written by artificial intelligence, for which he won the Keizo Saji Prize in 2022.
Selection of music created by Tomomi Adachi: