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12 Fragments for a double A single, rev.2017

12 Fragments for a double A single, rev.2017

I’ve revised the 12 Fragments for a double A single. It now simulates the playback on a 45rpm single vinyl.

Creative Sound Lab at Art School MAA

Creative Sound Lab at Art School MAA

My teaching class, LÄL (Nuova Ääni Laboratory), Creative Sound Lab at the art school MAA, has started a new Spring term.

B(l)ack in Black goes YouTube 

B(l)ack in Black goes YouTube 

B(l)ack in Black, experimental site specific work has been added to YouTube.

SILAKKA Productions in YouTube

SILAKKA Productions in YouTube

SILAKKA Productions has started to release some video/audio documentary recordings of Shinji Kanki’s experimental composition at YouTube.

A Requiem

A Requiem

August 6, 2016. 10pm at the Lovisa beach, Plagen. August 6, 2016. 10pm at the Lovisa beach, Plagen.

Sinfonia MOPO - Symfoni MOPED

Sinfonia MOPO – Symfoni MOPED

The first performance on July 29, at 7pm at the market square of the city Lovisa

Gaku-Ten-Soku, for a pipe organ with 24 hands and legs

Gaku-Ten-Soku, for a pipe organ with 24 hands and legs

12 children between 9 – 11 years old from a school interpret 9 graphic scores
Premier: June 11, Saturday at Lovisa church

Honorary fellowship from Aalto University

Honorary fellowship from Aalto University

I received the honorary fellowship form the School of Arts, Design and Architecture of Aalto University. Great!

The state prize for media art

The state prize for media art

Shinji Kanki received the state prize for media art!

Towards White being revisited

Towards White being revisited

RANK ensemble revisits Towards White on the coming Sunday, November 22.

B(l)ack in Black

B(l)ack in Black

B(l)ack in Black – A new experimental site specific composition for the Black Box of the Helsinki Music Centre

The excerpts from The Art of War - War Symphony

The excerpts from The Art of War – War Symphony

LISTEN! Here are the excerpts of live recording at KIASMA Theatre version !! ©YLE

My piano solo concert

My piano solo concert

Performance and documentary video screening at Pekilo/Mänttä Art Festival. August 9, 4:30pm

LOVISA

LOVISA

A composition for white noise circuit boards, radios, FM transmitter, small amplifier, iPhone, mini guitar amp, stylophone, mini cooling fan, papers and PA

Music for flowers in a white round tea house

Music for flowers in a white round tea house

An experimental music installation. Invited by Mänttä Art Festival 2015.6.14 – 2015.8.31 in Finland.

SHAPING TIME RESHAPED

SHAPING TIME RESHAPED

Experimental Composition course by Shinji Kanki
SHAPING TIME RESHAPED

Five Cities - a theme and five variations on white noise

Five Cities – a theme and five variations on white noise

The experimental site-specific compositions on white noise.

Five Cities - a theme and 5 variations on white noise

Five Cities – a theme and 5 variations on white noise

Working on a new piece for a unique space, Free Art Space. It’s a bomb shelter located in north east edge of the city center of Helsinki.

Mother's Tongue, International Live Art festival October 14 - 18, 2014

Mother’s Tongue, International Live Art festival October 14 – 18, 2014

I am participating in Mother’s Tongue, International Live Art festival October 14 – 18, 2014.

Fish-Go-Round - an experimental work on the Night of the Arts 2014

Fish-Go-Round – an experimental work on the Night of the Arts 2014

A commissioned work entitled FISH-GO-ROUND for the Night of the Arts, August 21, 10pm.

Luonto - Kivikasa - Polku - Leija

Luonto – Kivikasa – Polku – Leija

luonto – kivikasa – polku – leija Sounds From FinlandMedia Lab Helsinki / Aalto University MA Student Graduation ExhibitionMay 1-6, 2014 at Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan Sounds from Finland exhibition consists of four installations representing different aspects of Finnish nature and culture. Visitors are exposed to sensorial and playful experiences through audiovisual technology.

Once again at ZKM

Once again at ZKM

Returning to the Institute for Music and Acoustics of ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany on December 9, 2013 staying till January 12, 2014.

Sound Installations_Nordic Music Days 2013 in Helsinki

Sound Installations_Nordic Music Days 2013 in Helsinki

My “Digital Music on Paper” and “My Piano” are exhibited!

 New Class at MAA Art school

New Class at MAA Art school

Start teaching at the Art School MAA in Suomenlinna on September 12. Every Thursday till October 3. 10:00 – 15:00

My Piano UPROOTED - A play for Pianist II

My Piano UPROOTED – A play for Pianist II

My another new play for solo pianist (with three helpers), My Piano UPROOTED.
First performance: September 6, sometime after 7pm. Gallery Augusta in Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland

Variations & Theme for Piano - a play for pianist

Variations & Theme for Piano – a play for pianist

The first performance: Variations are performed every day from Monday Aug.26 to Aug.30 in various places, outdoors/indoors in Turku. Theme is performed at 6pm on Saturday Aug.31 at the semi-circular hall of the old Observatory in Turku together with Jattamarie Rauhaluoto, ballet dancer and Jouna Karsi, piano construction master.  

A DAY FOR LIVE SOUND

A DAY FOR LIVE SOUND

In order to celebrate the first performance of John Cage’s live sound 4’33″*, that took place on August 29, 1952, I hereby propose an experimental event, A DAY FOR LIVE SOUND.

A new page for the alumni of my class

A new page for the alumni of my class

Many talents! Watch/Listen!

An electric guitar version of FOR TOPIAS

An electric guitar version of FOR TOPIAS

Topias Tiheäsalo played FOR TOPIAS with an electric guitar at Sorbus Galley in Helsinki on July 28

Dragon & Phenix | Horizontal & Vertical

Dragon & Phenix | Horizontal & Vertical

Electro acoustic improvisation concert 3pm. May 11, Saturday
MAA-tila, Albertinkatu 19, Helsinki

Welcome! Free entrance.

Lecture: Future of Western Art Music

Lecture: Future of Western Art Music

I am giving an annual lecture on March 26 Tuesday 9:00 – 12:00 at Media Lab/Aalto University. The same topic every year and now the 9th one. Guess what’s the topic: FUTURE OF WESTERN ART MUSIC!?

Tea & Musical Experiments Workshop

Tea & Musical Experiments Workshop

A Happy New Year 2013! The year of SNAKE and it is MY year!
TEA & MUSICAL EXPERIMENTS, a new workshop by Shinji Kanki is starting.

Cafe Aalto in Tokyo

Cafe Aalto in Tokyo

During September 10 – December 10, I am in Tokyo working for a special project, Cafe Aalto Tokyo.

AAVEMAA, a new radio show on experimental sounds

AAVEMAA, a new radio show on experimental sounds

AAVEMAA (spook country), a new radio show on experimental sounds with new host editors starts on this Sunday, August 12 at 5pm.

Parasite

Parasite

PARASITE – a new musical experiment coming soon!

WOB web tv

WOB web tv

Wolfsburg/Germany web TV released a clip of the church concert and other Alvar Aalto Festival related events. Take a look!

Video clips from Experimental Sound Workshop

Video clips from Experimental Sound Workshop

Some video clips from Experimental Sound Workshop held during March – April 2012 are on YouTube. Watch!

Alvar Aalto Festival concert in Wolfsburg, Germany

Alvar Aalto Festival concert in Wolfsburg, Germany

RITORNELLO for colored noises and organ
commissioned by City Wolfsburg for Aalto 50 festival, 2012. Performance on June 6, 2012

DREAM HOUSE on air

DREAM HOUSE on air

A radio version for 24 hour DREAM HOUSE concert that started the last year at Harakka island in Helsinki.

Experimental Sounds Workshop March 7 - April 25

Experimental Sounds Workshop March 7 – April 25

During March 7 to April 25 every Wednesday I am giving the evening course of experimental sounds workshop at MAA-tila (Albertinkatu 19, Helsinki).

2 x composition + 3 x production

2 x composition + 3 x production

A Happy New Year 2012! Presenting 2 new compositions and 3 new productions.

The Art of War ON AIR, October 3, 22:05 at YLE RADIO 1

The Art of War ON AIR, October 3, 22:05 at YLE RADIO 1

he recording of The Art of War – Symphony would be broadcasted on YLE Radio 1, Ääniversum.

 A correction to the text on STUDIE II written by Stockhausen

A correction to the text on STUDIE II written by Stockhausen

I found a peculiar but clear mistake in the text on STUDIE II written by K. Stockhausen. I wrote a short paper about it. If you are interested in, check the PDF file below.

Dream House Concert

Dream House Concert

News: I am playing my new composition, a simple version for colored noises at Kasematti, that is Casemate IV at Harakka Island in front of Kaivopuisto park in Helsinki in DREAM HOUSE 24 hours concert held on June 22 – 23, 2011.

Presenting the work of colored noises at JSPS meeting

Presenting the work of colored noises at JSPS meeting

News: May 26, 2011I am presenting my work for colored noised at the Finland Alumni Club of JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) on June 1 at Mekri Lake research center of the University of Eastern Finland.

The Artist of April 2011 at M2HZ

The Artist of April 2011 at M2HZ

The last April this year I was featured as the artist of the month by M2HZ community open web TV. M2HZ is one of the web TV productions at STADI.TV.

A PLAY FOR TWO HARPISTS

A PLAY FOR TWO HARPISTS

My new experimental Improvisational piece, A Play for Two Harpists written for Fake Finn Festival would be premiered on April 2, 2011 at Gallery Augusta in Suomenlinna, Helsinki.

Nordic Sound Art MA in Helsinki, Free Collective Improvisation

Nordic Sound Art MA in Helsinki, Free Collective Improvisation

Feb 28 – March 11 I am giving a workshop for Nordic Sound Art MA students at Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. The topic is free collective improvisation.

Experimental Electro-Acoustic Improvisation workshop at DIEM in Århus

Experimental Electro-Acoustic Improvisation workshop at DIEM in Århus

Experimental Electro-Acoustic Improvisation workshop at DIEM in Århus. Feb. 14 – 18, 2011

Starting Experimental Sound workshop at Art School MAA

Starting Experimental Sound workshop at Art School MAA

NEWS: February 8, 2011. Starting Experimental Sound workshop at Art School MAA