ARTIST STATEMENT

Bio

SOUND ART:

"Conical Sound Test #1" Reverb Exhibit @ Torrance Art Museum, 2014

"Sounds of Barcelona", Ear Meal Webcast, 2013

"Sagrada Familia Field Recording", Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Spain, 2013

"Alan and Eva" performance at NIU, Barcelona Spain, 2013

"BARCELONA ROOM 1.0" , on SoundCloud, 2013

"MOONDOG POLE video", 2013 Soundwalk, Long Beach CA

"MOONDOG POLE", 2013 Soundwalk, Long Beach CA

Organ of Corti; a short video, s013

"ORGAN OF CORTI: world premier" @ EAST LA REP, September 21, 2013

"IMPROVISED ISO CUBE" at Burrito Deluxe/ Shangrila, August 31, 2013

"ORGAN CORTI (work in progress)", Spring Studio at REDCAT, March 30 & 31, 2013

Nakagawa recording "Organ of Corti" LP, 2012 at Total Annihilation Studios

Sound Forest at Ciclavia 2011

 

Spectural Analysis; Homage to Willaim Leavit, Museum of Contemporay Art, Los Angeles, curated by the wulf., 2011

 

INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES:

Nakagawa will be a guest on internet radio "thisisnotaradioshow" on Radio Sombra, between 1 - 2PM, Thursday September 19

KCHUNG RADIO/ guest artist; "Myrtle" host Kristy Baltezore 07-01-13

KCET Website, written by Carren Jao, May 2013

Atlas Sets: Alan Nakagawa, 2012; interviewed by Glenn Bach

OMAG Fall 2012

Alan receives a 2012 California Communiy Foundation Mid Career Artist Fellowship

First In Space at Soundwalk article on the Long Beach Gazzette 2012

Interview with Colin Marshall on Colin Marshall Radio December 2011

Interview on GYST Radio 2011

Interview about Sound Forest at CicLAvia 2011 by students from UC Irvine October 2011

2009 article in Sushi and Sake, LA based community newspaper

2008 Visiting with Huell Howser

 

SOUND WORKS/ INSTALLATIONS :

2013, Port of Barcelona Sound Mix

2013, Room, Barcelona Spain Sound Mix

2013, Organ of Corti, LP (For Sale) : SubWax BCN/Spain, Fingerprints/ Long Beach CA, and Jacknife Records/ Atwater CA

2012: Two Ton Pistashio for Devin Sarno's Absence of Wax

2012: SASAKI at the wulf., LA CA

2011; ISO CUBE 101411

2011 SOUND FOREST at CicLAvia, LA CA

2011 COOL at Soundwalk 2011, Long Beach CA

2010 Sound Bed at Soundwalk Long Beach CA

2009 Sound Taxi at Soundwalk, Long Beach CA with Otonomiyaki

2009 Pota Pota at the Glendale Blues and Jazz Festival, Glendale Arizona with Otonomiyaki

2008 Ginger and Maryann at Soundwalk, Long Beach CA with Otonomiyaki

2008 Sukiyaki Song at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, CA with Otonomiyaki

2008 Percussion Forest, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, opening of BCAM

 

PERFORMANCES:

2013 STUDIO, presenting "Organ of Corti (work in progress)", Redcat, Disney Concert Hall, LA CA

2013 Presentation of "Organ of Corti (excerpt)", University of Southern California

2013 STUDIO/ Redcat audition, LA CA

2012 Royal Rife 3.0, Ear Meal Webcast

2012 Ear Diorama Ear, Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg CA

2012 Ear Diorama Ear, Luggage Store, San Francisco CA

2011 Southern California Soundscape Ensemble, Ear Meal webcast

2011 Ear Diorama Ear, Ear Meal webcast

2011 Eternal Telethon @ Belly Flop, Echo Park CA

2011 the wulf @ Museum of Contemporary Art, LA CA, for the William Leavitt Exhibition

2011 Southern California Soundscape Ensemble

2011 RED FLAT at Mesa College, San Diego CA

2011 RED FLAT at Integratron, Joshua Tree CA

2011 RED FLAT at the wulf, LA CA

2011 RED FLAT at the Japanese American Museum, LA CA

2011 First In Space with Mooey Moobau

2011 Ear Diorama Ear with Kaoru Mansour

2010 First In Space with Mooey Moobau

2010 Paper Football

2010 Jorge Martin/ Alan Nakagawa

2010 SCRATCH, SASSAS

2010 Jasmine Orpilla/ Alan Nakagawa

2009 Department of Real Estate, Resbox, Hollywood CA

2008 FOUND SOUND, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, opening of BCAM

1988 to 2012 (various) Collage Ensemble Inc.

 

 

VIDEOS:

GUS, 2013

Line to Lightning Field, 2012

2008 70-40-70-20 with Otonomiyaki

2008 Dung Beetle with Otonomiyaki

2008 Found Disco with Otonomiyaki

2006 LA Menu Munchies with Collage Ensemble Inc.

 

VISUAL ART AND PHOTOS:

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COLLABORATIONS (Clik to see link):

2010 to 2012, Ear Diorama Ear (Nakagawa and Kaoru Mansour)

2011 to 2012, Nakagawa and Joseph Tepperman

2010 to 2013, Southern California Soundscape Ensemble

2008 to 2010, Otonomiyaki (Nakagawa and Kio Griffith)

2010 to 2011, Department of Real Estate

1984 to 2012, Collage Ensemble Inc., Directed and Co-Founded