© KAWASHIMA Daisuke & KUBO Dan

21st Art Division Jury Selections


Media performance

KAWASHIMA Daisuke / KUBO Dan [Japan]


This work is a new performance system that uses a bacteria propagation model. It is a kind of board game that creates music, in which the performer reproduces bacteria that produce sounds and wins by invading the other partici- pant’s colony. The game also has a meta purpose in that considering and re ning strate- gies to win the game forms audio displays. This work is very thought-provoking in the way in which it rede nes the experience of enjoying music.