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Mitchell Akiyama

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Montreal-based composer and visual artist Mitchell Akiyama has performed, recorded and exhibited widely in North America, Europe, Japan and Australia. His work explores notions of classification and its consequences. .


PRESENTED WORK

EN MAUVAISE HERBE, QUEBEC, 2003

His recent video/sound piece, En mauvaise herbe, is a meditation on the processes of selection and ordering that go on in urban environments; the judgments that seek to eliminate certain forms of life while privileging and supporting others.