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Manami KAKUDO

Born in Nagasaki, JAPAN. Musician, Percussionist. Graduated from Percussion course, Department of Instrumental music, Tokyo University of the Arts. She makes music and tricks with using various instruments such as Marimba, Percussion, her own voice, word, and close things which attracts her.
The forms of her works can be not only sound performances but also sound installations and works in socially engaged art projects. In her solo works, she works sounds specially and performs with handmade musical instruments, voice, piano, guitar and various things around her. As her solo projects, she plays as and conducts “Manami Kakuda with Taco Mansion Orchestra”. Since the summer in 2016, she has worked and played in the band “cero” as a chorus and a percussionist.
Also, she started to play with various musicians (Keiji Haino, Ikuko Harada etc..). She also plays in TV programs and reocording work for TV programs / commercials and Movies. She is active for playing contemporary music and producing music for dance performance and videos works.

– Solo Exhibition / Concert “Nanikana(What is it?)?” (2015, HAGISO in Tokyo)
– Residency Echigo-Tsumari Art Field (2015, Niigata)
– Sound Installation TURN (2015, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Tokyo) TURN (2016, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Tokyo)