As part of his exhibition Sonic Scores, Nobuo Kubota will be giving two vocal performances during the Last Wednesdays events in 401 Richmond.
Joining him January 29, 2014 at 7:00pm, David Sait and Kubota will perform a duet at YYZ.
DAVID SAIT channels a variety of styles and disciplines, primarily avant garde and World music through the guzheng (21 strong Chinese zither). He has over 25 years of formal/private music studies, live performance and recording experience, most recently studying under virtuoso guzheng teacher Yong Li Xue. Sait is currently active as a guzheng improviser collaborating in the Toronto area with various musicians with various backgrounds, performing and recording in a newly formed duo with Nobuo Kobuta (formed April 2012), working on a series of mixed media paintings and collages, co-editor of Soundlist (a weekly e-newsletter representing Toronto Experimental Music/ Free Improvisation/Sound Art), curator/presenter of the Gone Fishing Experimental Music Series, and member of the collective who operates the artist-run space “Somewhere There” in Toronto.
NOBUO KUBOTA is a multi-media artist whose work includes sculpture, installations, video, music, and sound poetry. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Toronto (1959), and Doctor of Fine Art, Honoris Causa, from OCAD University (2011). He recently exhibited at the LIVE International Performance Art Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia. (2011), the Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia (2010), and at the Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario (2009). He received the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts (2009). Kubota currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario.
Read more about Nobuo Kubota’s Sonic Scores exhibition here.
CANCELLED: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Nobuo Kubota will be unable to perform on February 26th.