Arts Centre Melbourne and The SUBSTATION in association with Room40 present

Boris with Merzbow

Supported by CORIN
Australian Exclusive
Music  ·  Japan / Australia

Share this event
Performance dates & times
Saturday 29 Feb
8:00 PM

Running Time
CORIN, 45 minutes
Boris with Merzbow, 75 minutes

Price range
Buy tickets to 3 or more eligible Asia TOPA shows in the same transaction and receive 15% off all Adult Tickets.

To book events as part of a 3+ package, please call our box office on 1300 182 183
See a full listing of eligible shows.
Standard
$35 - $45
Concession
$25 - $35
Under 30
$30*

*limited availability

All online orders are subject to a Service Charge of up to $8.95 per order, plus any optional additional postage charges

Renowned noise master Merzbow (Masami Akita) and fellow titans of genre defying heavy music Boris perform live together in Australia for the first time.

Collaborators since 1997, they’ve had profound impacts on each other’s work. Boris and Merzbow work together to create a wall of noise, meshing Boris’ signature heavier sound with Merzbow’s intensely visceral noise music.

These influential “dual institutions of loudness” (Pitchfork) come together for a night dedicated to the darker side of experimental heavy music and Japanese noise.

Opening the show is local artist CORIN, who assembles converging styles ranging from grime and trance to baroque-laden ambience. Drawing on a background in classical piano, CORIN’s live AV performance encompasses technical configurations executed with equal parts emotion and cold precision, and features visuals by video artist Tristan Jalleh.

Boris with Merzbow is part of the SUBSONIC program curated for Asia TOPA by The SUBSTATION.

Notes

 

Warning: This performance contains loud noises and pulsing light

3+ Show Discount
Buy tickets to 3 or more eligible Asia TOPA shows in the same transaction and receive 15% off all Adult Tickets.
To book events as part of a 3+ package, please call our box office on 1300 182 183
See a full listing of eligible shows.

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Assistive hearing
  • Companion Card
Images by: Miki Matsushima

Proudly supported by Gandel Philanthropy, Japan Foundation, Sidney Myer Fund, Playking Travel Grant and Arts Centre Melbourne.
Supported By
  • Gandel Philanthropy
  • Japan Foundation
  • Playking Foundation
  • Room40
  • The Substation
LOADING