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Biography

やぶくみこ

音楽家/作曲家。1982年岸和田生まれ。京都在住。2010年英国ヨーク大学大学院修了(コミュニティミュージック)。

 

ジャワガムランや様々な楽器を用いて、楽器の本来持つ響きや音色と生活の中から立ち上がる音楽を作曲したり、その場や空間のための音楽を作ったりしている。2016年に美術家 かなもりゆうことの共作「浮音模様」を発表。また近作にエンリコ・ベルテッリとのパーカッション作品「静物の音楽」を米子にて初演。イタリア人美術作家ダリオ・モレッティ、音楽家 野村 誠との共作「うつくしいまち」を城崎にて新作初演し、淡路島にて『瓦の音楽』を2014年より監修。京都にて即興から音楽を作るガムラングループ ”スカルグンディス”主宰。「待つ、ひらく、尊重する」をヒントに即興音楽を立ち上げ、新たなガムラン音楽と共同作曲の可能性を模索している。

KUMIKO YABU

Born in Osaka, JAPAN, currently living in Kyoto.

She studied sound engineering for theatre at Obirin University (BA in Performing Arts). In 2008, she studied collaborative composition for gamelan at the University of York (MA in Community Music) with a grant from Japan cultural affairs.
Also she studied gamelan at Indonesian National University of Arts (ISI Yogyakarta) on scholarship programme by Indonesian government (DARMASISWA) for a year.


Works to date have included music for dance and film such as  "Wall Flowers" (choreographed by Momoko Shiraga), "hospitalité" (filmed by Koji Fukada) which was the winner in the Japanese Eyes at Tokyo International Film Festival.

As a percussionist/ Improviser, she has played in various international festivals such as Ergodos Festival (Ireland), Buxton Festival (England), Kontraste Festival (Austria), Aichi Triennale 2010 (Japan) ,Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival 2011 (Indonesia) etc.

<CONCERT/workshop>
2015 Living Room Music Today 2 @ Nagara no ZAZA old traditional house (Otsu)
         Roof-tile music  @Awaji island / Osaka / Otsu / Kyoto  
         Selmat malam di Perdopo (Contemporary gamelan concert)  @ Kyoto
2014  Music for the night sky - solo concert @ lab, Lagado (Kyoto)
         Living Room Music Today @ Nagara no ZAZA
         Selmat malam di Pendopo (Contemporary gamelan concert)
2013 Roof-tile music  @ Awaji island
          KAKANOYA (Improvisation based music project) @ Kyoto
          Mole and Goat (Concert for disabled people) @ Kyoto
2011 Jepang Yogya (Concert to pray for Japan after the Earthquake 3.11) @ Taman Budaya Yogyakarta (INDONESIA)

 

<DANCE> year/ title (company/director/choreographer)
2015    In the Forgotten Place (kiyamania/ Reiko Kiyama) @ Nishijin Factory Garden (Kyoto)
2014  “ Ahodomo mane no ne no ne” (saradara/ Ayako Yamashita) @ (Tokyo)
2013  “Sabishii to Ima“(kiyamania / Reiko Kiyama) @ Nishijin Factory Garden (Kyoto)
2011 “Wall Flowers" (Momonga complex / Momoko Shiraga)@ Theatre Kirari Fujimi (Saitama)
         “MOGA” (Momoko Shiraga) @ Theatre Kirari Fujimi (Saitama)
         “Anyway, as you like it” (Momonga Complex) @ Ex-Rissei Primary school (Kyoto)
         “ de Kenka ?? “ (saradara / Ayako Yamashita) @Thathre Komaba AGORA (Tokyo)

<PLAY>  year/ title  (writer/ director)
2014 L’invention de la parole (Didier Galas) @ Atelier GEKKEN (Kyoto) <toured Mie and Tottori too>
2013 ”銀河鉄道の夜- The Night of the milky way train” (Kenji Miyazawa / Oriza Hirata) @ Knowledge theatre (Osaka)

<COLLABORATION> (year/title/ collaborator/ place)
2015 KUUNOKI (fuuyanm - Painter and Futoshi Hineno - Photographer / Gallery Keibunsha, Kyoto)
2014 ROOF MUSIC (Makoto Nomura - Musician / Hiroshima Contemporary museum, Hiroshima)
2008 OSHIBE (Tomomi Sayuda - Interactive designer, London, UK)

 

<FESTIVAL>
2014 “BIRD”Theater Festival 7 “L’invention de la parole” (Didier Galas,Tottori)
           Dance Fanfare Kyoto 02 (Kyoto)
2013   NUIT BLANCHE KYOTO - “MICHIKO” (Twin Widows, Kyoto)
2011 KYOTO EXPERIMENT 2011 FRINGE (Kyoto)
         Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival (Yogyakarta, INDONESIA)
2010 Aichi Triennial - “Music in Swimming pool” (Makoto Nomura / Nagoya)
2009 Kontraste Festival - I Picnic (Krems, AUSTRIA)
2008 Buxton Festival - Gamelan Sekar Pethak of University of York (Buxton, UK)
         Ergodos Festival - Gamelan Sekar Pethak of University of York (Dublin, IRELAND)
2007 Kontraste Festival - I Picnic (Krems, AUSTRIA)

<FILM>
2010 ”歓待 hospitalité" (Koji Fukada)
 which was the winner in the Japanese Eyes at Tokyo International Film Festival.