Gymnopédies - Installation + concert: Pierre Berthet, Rie Nakajima - | Tabakalera - Donostia / San Sebastián

Installation + concert: Pierre Berthet, Rie Nakajima

Dead Plants and Living objects

Dead Plants and Living Objects

Rie Nakajima and Pierre Berthet introduce an installation (13:00 -19:00) and a concert  (19:00) named: Dead Plants and Living Objects. 

Tin cans, whistles, locomotive suspension springs, porcelain bowls, compressor top bells, ping pong balls, agave dry leaves, sponges, steel wires, branches, paper foils, plastic bags, silver papers, pink gloves, piano, balloons, buckets, feathers, water, scraps, peebles, flower pots, guitar, metal tubes, paulownia tree seeds, pearls, bamboo sticks, logs, bones, stones, filter queens...

Rie Nakajima and Pierre Berthet have been creating various ways to vibrate things so that their acoustic shadows dance around: invisible air volumes that reshape constantly, move in the space, enter in the most secret places and inside ourselves. A way to get closer to things inherent spirits is to listen to them. Eventually encouraging them to produce sounds and resonate by various means: to hit, caress, shake, beat, scrape, scratch, claw, boil, clap, rattle, rock, throw, move, magnetize, clamp, cook, pinch, galvanize, motorize, bow, blow, pluck, heath up, let flow, freeze, drop, drip, connect, roll, mix, extend, sing




Pierre Berthet


Rie Nakajima