“A delicate soundscape, something between theater and performance, with finely tuned pandemonium: thin electrical wires, plugs and switches, a dish with water, microphone stands, a box of eggs…” —TheaterKrant, Holland

PICA presents Osaka-based sound and installation artist Tetsuya Umeda in a multi-faceted engagement. Umeda will create a sonic landscape from characteristics found above the ceiling or behind the wall, in lighting systems and structures, and construction of the building. Creating his work through a dialogue with everyday tools and scraps, re-purposed machines and toy parts, Umeda demonstrates elaborately related systems of cause-and-effect. Powered by gravity, wind, centrifugal force, or falling objects, Umeda’s performance captures the moments where ordinary and extraordinary collide.