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TEDWomen 2015

Kaki King: A musical escape into a world of light and color

カキ・キング: 音楽の力で光と色の世界へ

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彼女自身が独自のジャンルといえる、カキ・キングは今世紀のギターの女神かもしれない。キングは器用に手で弾くことと、デジタルテクノロジー、ギターに色彩を投影するプロジェクションマッピング技術を統合して駆使することで衝撃的なマルチメディア作品『The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body (首は身体への橋)』を作った。ギターのネックをピアノのキーボードのように使い、複雑な音色を奏で、彼女は人々を音楽で光と色の世界に連れて行く。彼女はギターが絵筆だという。

- Guitarist
Kaki King combines jaw-dropping guitar work with dreamy, searching songwriting. Full bio

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Translated by Kyoko Okuyama
Reviewed by Eriko T.

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About the speaker:

Kaki King - Guitarist
Kaki King combines jaw-dropping guitar work with dreamy, searching songwriting.

Why you should listen

Kaki King's percussive technique (guitar geeks compare it to Preston Reed's; everyone else compares it to Eddie Van Halen's) drives her songs forward, while layers of overdubs and her own soft vocals create a shimmering cloud of sound.

King's work on the soundtrack for 2007's Into the Wild was nominated for a Golden Globe, along with contributors Michael Brook and Eddie Vedder. Her groundbreaking multimedia work The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body uses projection mapping to present the guitar as an ontological tabula rasa in a creation myth unlike any other.

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