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Rie Nakajima presents new works and performances in Birmingham

Titled Cyclic, the exhibition will take place at IKON Gallery from 21 March – 3 June

Rie Nakajima has a new exhibition coming up at Birmingham's IKON gallery. Called Cyclic, it will feature a new installation as well as a series of events and performances curated by the artist.

“I work/communicate with architectural environments, and there is always something new to discover with sounds and objects,” says Nakajima. “I would like to make the exhibition at Ikon flexible and open, with the potential to change and transform at any moment.”

Nakajima has made a number of visits to Birmingham in preparation for the event, and, much like the 2014 exhibition at London's noshowspace, Nakajima has been gathering an assortment of found objects, this time from the Brindley Place estate in the city.

Cyclic also features a series of performances curated by the artist, including her own project O YAMA O with Keiko Yamamoto on 21 April. Other collaborations include Nakajima with David Cunningham (11 April), Akira Sakata (1 May), David Toop (22 May) and Pierre Berthet (3 June). An opening reception on 21 March will feature Nakajima solo, and the closing event on 3 June is programmed with London's Cafe Oto, acts still to be confirmed.

Cyclic will take place from 21 March – 3 June.