Flying Monks for Rika Lin Version 2

Following last April’s performance of Quantum Monk II at Link’s Hall, choreographer, Rika Lin and I have been working a new variation for live performance.

Posted by Fujima Yoshinojo on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

“Flying Monks” is the name Rika chose for the set of suspended amplified oscillators I built last year for that performance that also also featured my live performance with the Springboard. While work-shopping the piece we came up with the idea by using sound design and music as an integral part of the choreography.
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Quantum Monk II with Fujima Yoshinojo a.k.a. Rika Lin at Links Hall

Photo from a scene during “Quantum Monk II,” my performance collaboration with Fujima Yoshinojo, a.k.a. Rika Lin and company on Saturday, April 22 at Links Hall at Constellation Chicago.

Quantum Monk II with Eric Leonardson #linkshall #beyondthebox #quantummonkII

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Quantum Monk II was part of the Beyond the Box performance series curated by Rika Lin, Beyond the Box continues through May 2017.

Quantum Monk II: Links Hall on Friday, April 22

Quantum Monk II: A dance piece with Yoshinojo Fujima (a.k.a Rika Lin) at Links Hall 7:30 PM Friday, April 22

Sound/Music: Eric Leonardson (Springboard, electronics)
Dance:Grandmaster Shunojo Fujima, GrandmasterYoshinojoFujima, Erin Ikeuchi

Address: Links Hall at Constellation,
3111 N Western
Chicago, IL 60618


Beyond the Box is a Spring 2017 performance series at Links Hall. Curated by Yoshinojo Fujima (Rika Lin), this series articulates her alternative interpretation of traditional Japanese classical dance works.

Without You I’m Nothing: The Dialogues

dialogues-new-image-nobody.jpg3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 18

Dexter Bullard’s The Dialogues is back from its successful run at Links Hall. I will create a live sound mix to accompany two performers who improvise a telephone conversation as the audience eavesdrops on headphones, for the MCA’s Without You I’m Nothing: Interactions series.

Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL

The Dialogues on Monday, November 15 and 22

dialogues-new-image-nobody.jpgMy next performance in The Dialogues will be on November 15 and November 22 (final performance).

Links Hall
3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: 773-281-0824

All shows are at 7:30 on Mondays.

Tickets $15/ $12 online/ $10 Students and Seniors

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The Dialogues at Links Hall


I am one of three guest artists creating sound at Links Hall in this nine-show series beginning September 13.

Links Hall Artistic Associate Dexter Bullard curates a series of improvised intimate phone calls between two well-known Chicago performers who are unknown to each other while the audience uses headphones to listen in…

Links Hall
3435 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 207
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: 773-281-0824

All shows are at 7:30 on Mondays. Schedule of the sonic artists:

  • Eric Leonardson: Sept. 13, Oct. 4, Nov. 15, Nov. 22
  • Lou Mallozzi: Sept. 20 (with Sam Wagster), Oct. 11, Oct. 18
  • Sam Wagster: Sept. 20 (with Lou Mallozzi), Nov. 1, Nov. 8

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