Profile

KUWAHARA Kanji

- Artist Percussionist Barista

1998

 born in Miyazaki (Japan)

2017-2021

 BA, Department of Musical Creativity and the Environment, Tokyo University of the Arts

2021-

 MA, Department of New Media, Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts

I attempt to reconseptualize RHYTHM as a kinetic phenomenon that takes on a qualitative form.

I create and perform, based on experience of percussion playing and ideas of logical denial, my own theory of rhythm.

Award

2021 Doseikai Prise (from Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Music)

2020 Ataka Prize (from Tokyo University of the Arts)

Exhibitions (solo)

2021

 Essays for Rhythm - Room_412

Exhibitions (group/college)

2021

 (Sound)Interaction 2021 - gallery Kobo Chika (Tokyo)

 Graduation Works Exhibition - Tokyo University of the Arts, Senju Campus

2020

 Nest a.k.a. Fancy Radius of Melange - shibuya-san (Tokyo)

 Battle Field 2 - Room_412 (Tokyo)

2019

 Senju Art Path 2019 - Tokyo University of the Arts, Senju Campus

 Toride Art Path 2019 - Tokyo University of the Arts, Toride Campus

 ICSAF2019 - Shobi University, Kawagoe Campus (Saitama)

 Marginal - Tokyo University of the Arts, Ueno Campus

 Battle Field - Room_412 (Tokyo)

 Tokyo Independent 2019 - Chinretsukan gallery (Tokyo)

2018

 Senju Art Path 2018 - Tokyo University of the Arts, Senju Campus

 Toride Art Path 2018 - Tokyo University of the Arts, Toride Campus

 That girl... - KISYURYURI THEATER (Tokyo)

 Electrical flying point - Atelier of Geishin-ryo (Tokyo)

Performance

2020.10 Treasure Ship Cross 2 - Ho'okipa square (Tokyo)

2020.04 Studio Eiffel Toe New York - Movie work by Tappei SHIBAGAKI

2020.02 LA SEÑAS-COLETIVO solo Live - WALL&WALL (Tokyo)

2019.12 Computer Music Party - ochiai soup (Tokyo)

2019.09 Protect your smile - Geisai open-air stage (Tokyo)

2019.06 Aiga, Soide, Koi - Film directed by Keisuke SHIBATA

2019.04 JUNGLESPOT - Kagurane (Tokyo)

2019.02 SLEEP 1 - ochiai soup (Tokyo)

2019.02 LA SENAS Winter Party - WALL&WALL (Tokyo)

2018.09 Ensemble Grazioso 2nd concert - Suginami Koukai-do (Tokyo)

2018.06 Art application classes - Public elementary schools in Misawa City (Aomori)

2018.05 MUSICSHARE - Red Bull Music Studio (Tokyo)

2018.03 TOYOTA Youth Orchestra - Nagaragawa International Conference Center (Gifu)

2017.11 Toride Cycle Art Festival - Toride Velodrome (Ibaraki)

2017.11 Yokohama sound drama - Archship Library & Cafe (Yokohama)