︎June 9 & 10
Aki Onda at Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA

︎ March 17 - April 23 Aki Onda installation in the exhibition "Nam June Paik: I Expose the Music" at Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany


︎December 4 (Sun, 5 pm) 
Aki Onda, Tomoko Sauvage
(2 solo performances) at Kannou-ji (Organized by The 5th Floor with Hideki Umezawa), Tokyo, Japan

︎ October 28 - May 7, 2023
Aki Onda “Prevails: Lower East Side Community Gardens During the Pandemic”
in the group exhibition “Don’t Blame it on ZEN: The Way of John Cage & Friends” at MOCA Jacksonville, FL, USA
Curated by Jade Dellinger.Other featured artists: Maria Chavez, Philip Corner, Andrew Deutsch, Ann Hamilton, Christian Marclay, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Robert Rauschenberg, and others.  

︎September 3 (Sat, 6 - 8 pm)
Aki Onda, Tomoko Hojo (two solo performances and a talk)
at mhPROJECT_ ノコギリニ, Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan

︎July 26 (Tue) - 29 (Fri)
Aki Onda lecture and seminor
in the Low Residency Visual Studies Program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), Portland, OR, USA

︎July 11 (Mon) - 14 (Thu)
Aki Onda seminar with MV Carbon at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ, USA

︎June 15 (Wed) - July 17 (Sun)
Aki Onda "Almost Air"
in HELLO MONO-HA! (curated by David Blamey) at White Conduit Projects, London, UK

︎June 11 (Sat, 3 and 6 pm) & 12 (Sun, 3 pm)
Aki Onda "Cassette Memories in the Lower East Side"
performances in several community gardens in the Lower East Side  (curated by Jody Graf organized by MoMA PS1), New York, NY, USA

These performances will run 90 minutes each and involve quiet listening, walking, and standing. The exact meeting location will be shared upon RSVP.

︎June 2 - January 2023
Aki Onda installation "Silence Prevails: Lower East Side Community Gardens During the Pandemic"
in Life Between Buildings (organized by Jody Graf) at MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA

︎May 28 - May 28, 2023
Aki Onda “Stuck Until It Falls Down” in Universal Iteration: Intermissions (curated by Bob Edrian and Asikin Hasan) at Salihara Arts Center, Jakarta, Indonesia

︎April 15 (Fri, 7 pm EDT)
Aki Onda hybrid lecture "Unusual Transmissions"
at Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

︎March 26 - June 5
Aki Onda installation “Nam June’s Spirit Was Speaking to Me”
at 72 Perth Avenue in Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto, Canada

Download the printed ephemera.  

︎March 27 - June 6
Aki Onda International Radio Broadcasts “Nam June’s Spirit Was Speaking to Me”
at twenty-one radio stations in several continents at Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto, Canada

○      Toronto, Canada — Sunday, March 27: 18:00 EDT. NAISA Radio as part of Deep Wireless Radio and Transmission Art Festival.
○      Valparaíso, Chile — Friday, April 1: 19:00 CLST. Radio Tsonami. *
○      Acra, New York, USA —Saturday, April 2: 15:00 EDT. Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7 FM.
○      Sydney, Australia — Monday, April 4: 22:00 AEST. Eastside Radio 89.7 FM as part of Listening Space. ***
○      Hong Kong, Hong Kong — Friday, April 8: 22:00 HKT. Hong Kong Community Radio.
○      Luxembourg, Luxembourg — Monday, April 11: 22:30 CEST. Radio ARA 87.8, 102.9 & 105.2 FM.
○      London, United Kingdom — Wednesday, April 20: 20:00 GMT. Resonance FM 104.4 FM as part of Clear Spot. *
○      Paris and Mulhouse, France — Saturday, April 23: 13:00 CEST. ∏Node DAB+.
○      Bandung, Indonesia — Sunday, April 24: 20:00 WIB: Norrm Radio.
○      Istanbul, Turkey — Thursday, April 28: 21:00 TRT: Root Radio.    
○      Los Angeles, California, USA — Saturday, April 30: 10:00 PDT. dublab.
○      Mexico City, Mexico — Wednesday, May 4: 16:00 CDT. Radio UNAM 96.1 FM as part of Islas Resonantes. *
○      Bethlehem, Palestine — Wednesday, May 11: 19:00 PST. Radio Alhara.                            
○      Londrina, Brazil — Monday, May 16: 20:00 BRT. Rádio UEL 107.9 FM.
○      Auckland, New Zealand — Thursday, May 19: 19:00 GMT. AFM Radio 88.3 FM.
○      Berlin, Germany — Tuesday, May 24: 16:00 CEST. Colaboradio / Freie Radios – Berlin Brandenburg 88.4 FM (Berlin) & 90.7 FM (Potsdam).
○      Brussels, Belgium — Friday, May 27: 01:00 CEST. Radio Campus 92.1 FM. **
○      Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom — Saturday, May 28: 15:00 WEST. Soundart Radio 102.5 FM. **
○      Canela, Brazil — Sunday, May 29: 19:00 BRT. Rádio Contato 102.5 FM. **
○      Melbourne, Australia — Wednesday, June 1: 18:00 AEST: Crawl Space Radio. ***
○      Utrecht, Netherlands — Monday, June 6: 05:00 CEST. Concertzender various frequencies.  **


︎ December 22 (Wed, 9 am in UK, 5 pm in the Philippines, and 6 pm in Japan)
José Maceda's Cassettes 100 reimagined with Aki Onda and David Dino Guadalupe 

This talk vent is organized by 33 33 in London, UK, in cojunction with the video posting of Cassette 100 performance at TPAM 2019, Yokohama on The Wire magazine

︎  December 18 (Sat, 4:30 pm)
Aki Onda “Reflections and Repercussions” with Manami Kakudo
at Bankart KAIKO, Yokohama, Japan

︎ October 23 - January 23, 2022
Ho Tzu Nyen "Night March Of Hundred Monsters"
Music by Aki Onda featuring Keiji Haino and Phew, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan

︎ October 8 - January 8, 2022
Milford Graves: Fundamental Frequency
at Artists Space in New York, NY, USA
Including Aki Onda's two photographs of Milford Graves and Min Tanaka performing at Big Bang, Kyoto on February 25, 1985

︎September 17 (Friday, 3 - 9 pm PDT)
Aki Onda video "In Search of Paik"
webcast in "Afterlude/Prelude: Artists Respond to Nam June Paik" (organized by SFMoMA and National Gallery Singapore)

︎September 18 - 19 (Sat & Sun, 10 am - 5 pm PDT)
Aki Onda video "In Search of Paik" on site screening in "Afterlude/Prelude: Artists Respond to Nam June Paik" (organized by SFMoMA and National Gallery Singapore) at SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA, USA
︎ September 3 - Jan 6, 2022
Group Exhibition “Don’t Blame it on ZEN: The Way of John Cage & Friends”
at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC, USA
Curated by Jade Dellinger. Including Aki Onda’s “Prevails: East Village Community Gardens During the Pandemic.” Other featured artists: John Cage, Laurie Anderson, Glenn Branca, David Byrne, Maria Chavez, Philip Corner, Andrew Deutsch, Peter Greenaway, Ann Hamilton, Lejaren Hiller, James Klosty, Alison Knowles, Shigeko Kubota, Christian Marclay, Charlotte Moorman, Olivier Mosset, Dave Muller, Michael Oldenberg, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Ben Patterson, Robert Rauschenberg, M.C. Richards, Matana Roberts, and Lawrence Voytek
︎ July 10 - September 4
Aki Onda solo exhibition “A Letter from Souls of The Dead”
at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, USA

Open Hours: Thursday & Friday 12:00–6:00 PM / Saturday & Sunday 12:00–4:00 PM

Free and open to the public. Masks required.

I’m fascinated by the idea of communicating with the spirits of the dead, the relationship of matter and spirit, and a form of séance to demonstrate the mediumship.

–Aki Onda (excerpt from the forthcoming interview with Kristan Kennedy)

After decades of a twinned music/visual-art practice, A Letter from Souls of The Dead is the first major solo exhibition in the United States by Aki Onda. Commissioned by PICA and curated by Kristan Kennedy, Artistic Director and Curator of Visual Art, this exhibition will feature collections of found objects such as bells, surplus electronics, photographs, and old-fashioned slide projections. The soundtrack for this exhibition was composed by Onda in collaboration with New Yorked-based vocalist Charmaine Lee and New Haven-based musician Zach Rowden.

A Letter from Souls of The Dead will also feature an installation of 60 enlarged prints, 50 broken tape recorders, and a suspended print piece, jointly titled "Collage on Cassettes." These works chronicle Onda’s field recordings which over the years have served as a sonic diary, mimicking and manipulating memory over time. This chorus of analog media will create tangible and energetic relationships across PICA’s warehouse space forming a kinship between the living and the dead, the functional and the broken, the artist and the audience. According to Onda, collecting is “an extension of my cassette practice to expand the realm of reminiscence beyond my territory and consciousness -- a sort of collective consciousness in order to reach out to something universal.”  A Letter from Souls of The Dead is a physical embodiment and energetic transmitter for memories and souls past, present, and future.

On the opening day of the exhibition Saturday, July 10, there will be intermittent performances by Aki Onda and Portland-based sound artist Marcus Fischer. These performances will serve to both activate the objects and acknowledge the trauma of the past year, in the US and globally.

︎ June 16 - 20 (Wed - Sun)
Aki Onda “Stack Until It Falls Down” installation at INTONAL Festival at Inkonst, Malmö, Sweden

︎ May 9 (Sun, 21:15 - 22:10 CEST) 
DJ أمواج a.k.a. Aki Onda “Ghost Frequency” in Radiophrenia at Rewire online edition, Netherlands 

︎February 10 (Wed, 10 pm)
Aki Onda talks on José Maceda (guest: Makoto Nomura) at Amazon Club Online in TPAM - Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan 

︎ February 8 (Mon)
CANCELLED due to declaration of a state of emergency  José Maceda "Udlot-Udlot" directed by Aki Onda at Yokohama City Hall Atrium in TPAM - Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan


︎December 12 (Sat) - March 21 (Sun), 2021
Aki Onda’s two installations “Silence Prevails: East Village Community Gardens During the Pandemic” “Collage on Cassettes” in “Listening: Resonant Worlds” at Arts Maebashi, Maebashi, Japan

︎November 21 (Sat, 12 pm & 6 pm GMT)
DJ أمواج a.k.a. Aki Onda “Ghost Frequency” (new commiossion work for radio transmission) at Radiophrenia, Glasgow, UK

Yes, radio transports signals across a variety of distances. But does it leap time...? No. What would happen if it were to jump to the future, passing through both time and space? The sound source of this recording is a series of radio broadcast captured when I visited Morocco in 2010. During the two-week trip to Tangier, Fez, and Marrakesh, I kept making field recordings of daily news or local music programs, recordings which I’ve now randomly edited for this 60-minute piece. Beyond radio’s typical function of frequency relay and capture, I wanted to produce an illusional frequency—collapsing time and space and expanding the territory of our aural imagination. With our activities now delimited by our local vicinity, travel is rare and encounters with others are limited. We have found ourselves hemmed in at a moment of political and social turbulence. I just thought travelling somewhere, even though it's imaginary, could be refreshing and inspiriting for our minds.

︎August 23 (Sun) - 30 (Sun, streaming every evening at 6:30 pm PDT)
Aki Onda "Stack Until It Falls Down" at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art / PICA, Portland, OR, USA

Stack Until It Falls Down was composed by Aki Onda in May 2020 during the lockdown of the COVID-19 crisis. The Fluxus-type score instructs a simple gesture and its repetition. The action of stacking, reflected in the video, suggests activity in our lives or maybe life itself. It’s a recurring cycle that culminates in a potentially unfortunate fate. Stack Until It Falls Down was shot at Hurricane Point – a little known place along the Brooklyn shore of the East River. As one of a few places along the river where two currents meet, Hurricane Point developed as a small island made out of the drifted debris from Hurricane Sandy. This location communicates with the harsh reality of life, and Onda’s simple gesture becomes a metaphor or poetic response to the unprecedented times. The video was made with Brooklyn-based artist and filmmaker Moko Fukuyama and sound designer Daniel Neumann.

︎July 15  (Wed, 8 pm EDT)
Aki Onda “Captured in The Air” in Isolated Field Recordings Series at ISSUE Project Room, New York, USA

︎POSTPONED June 25 (Thu) - 28 (Sun)
Sonic Journey project (Aki Onda workshop and concert with Hong Kong local artists) at the West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong

︎POSTPONED June 4 (Thur) - July 30 (Thu)
Aki Onda solo exhibition “Letters from Dead Souls” at Portland Institute for Comtemporary Art (PICA), Portland, OR, USA

︎May 24 (Sun, 4 pm EDT)

Aki Onda video work “For the Souls of the Dead” at Experimental Sound Studio's The Quarantine Concerts (curated by Ka Baird), Chicago, USA

︎POSTPONED April 23 (Thurs, 7:30 & 9:30 pm)
Aki Onda “Cassette Memories” at Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, USA

︎CANCELLED March 31(Tue) Che Chen, Charmaine Lee and Aki Onda at Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY, USA

︎CANCELLED March 25 (Wed)
Aki Onda at TV Control Center, Athens, Greece

︎CANCELLED March 21 (Sat)
Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda at Imago Dei Festival, Krems, Austria

︎POSTPONED February 22 (Sat)
Aki Onda at West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong

︎POSTPONED February 21-22 (Fri, 8 –10:30 pm; Sat, 2:30 – 5 pm)
Creation for Freespace: Exploring Experimental Music Workshop with Aki Onda at West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong

︎February 5 (Wed)
Aki Onda at Audio Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand

︎February 4 (Tue)
Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda at Parnell Train Station (organized by Audio Foundation), Auckland, New Zealand

︎February 2 (Sun, 3 pm)
Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda at Maungawhau Lava Cave (organized by Audio Foundation), Auckland, New Zealand

︎January 31 (Fri)
Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda in Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts at The SUBSTATION, Melbourne, Australia

︎January 21 (Tue)
Aki Onda at Mona, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

︎January 19 (Sun, 6 - 6.45pm)
Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda in Mona Foma at Annexe Drama Studio, Inveresk, Tasmania, Australia

︎January 18 (Sat, 2.15 - 3pm)
Aki Onda in Mona Foma at Annexe Theatre, Inveresk, Tasmania, Australia

︎︎January 6 - 12 (Mon - Sun)
José Maceda “Ugnayan (Music for 20 Radio Stations)” installation curated by Aki Onda in New Ear Festival at Fridman Gallery (co-presented by Wave Farm), New York, NY, USA


︎December  16 (Mon)
Aki Onda in Outlier at Jack, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA

︎December  12 (Thu)
Aki Onda “Reflections and Repercussions” in EI December Performance Series (curated by Phill Niblock) at Experimental Intermedia, New York, NY, USA

︎ December  8 (Sun, 4 - 9 pm)
Aki Onda open studio in Second Sundays at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY, USA

︎ December  1 - 31 (Sun - Tue)
Aki Onda Residency at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY, New York, USA

︎November 29 (Fri)
Aki Onda “Reflections and Repercussions” in Toronto Biennial of Art at 259 Lake Shore Blvd East, Toronto, Canada

︎November 13 (Wed)
Aki Onda “Bells” with Moko Fukuyama and Lucie Vítková in Folly Systems (co-organized by Outpost Artists Resource and curated by Cecilia Lopez), Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn, NY, USA

︎November 6 (Wed)
Aki Onda “Reflections and Repercussions” at The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC, USA

︎October 23 (Wed)
Aki Onda in La douceur d’un son nouvel at anciens locaux de La Manivelle, Die, France

︎October 22 (Tue)
Aki Onda at Grrrnd Zero, Lyon, France

︎October 12 (Sat)
Aki Onda at Les Ateliers Claus, Brussels, Belgium

︎October 8 (Tue)
Aki Onda “Cassette Memorires” at Stone Bell House in Sonic Circuits (organized by G HMP and Agosto Foundation), Prague, Czech Republic

︎October 5 (Sat)
Aki Onda at Nub Project Space, Pistoia, Italy

︎October 4 (Fri)
Aki Onda at Giardino dei Droidi Custodi (organized by Hybrida), Venzon, Udine, Italy

︎October 3 (Thu)
Aki Onda at Paradoxes, Ravenna, Italy

︎October 2 (Wed)
Aki Onda at Macao, Milan, Italy

︎September 29 (Sun)
Aki Onda in Ausland, Berlin, Germany

︎September 25 (Wed)
Aki Onda in Avant Art Festival, Wrocław, Poland

︎August 25 (Sun)
Aki Onda & Loren Connors in Spectare Vbilibet (organized by Tabitha Piseno) at Magenta Plains, New York, NY, USA

︎July 18 (Thur)
Aki Onda, Sean Ali, Zach Rowden at H0l0, Brooklyn, NY, US

︎July 14 (Sun, 7-10 pm)
Sean Ali, Leila Bordreuil, Joanna Mattrey trio, guest musicians: Aki Onda and Ben Bennett at 355 Chauncey St, Brooklyn, NY, USA

︎ July 5 - July 14 (Fri - Sun)
Archway Sound Symposium at Five Years Gallery, Archway, London, UK  
Artists: Rita Evans, Paul Good and Kirsty Wood, Katz Mulk, Georgia Lucas-Going, Christian Marclay, Makoto Nomura, Aki Onda, Jennifer Walshe

︎ June 26 - 28 (Wed - Fri)
Bard MFA Summer Seminar on José Maceda with Aki Onda, Marina Rosenfeld and Bill Dietz, Bard Collage, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, USA

︎May 8 (Wed)
Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda in Angelica Festival, Bologna, Italy

︎May 5 (Sun)
David Toop, Aki Onda and Akio Suzuki in Flutter Echo Festival at Cafe Oto, London, UK

︎May 3 (Fri)
Rie Nakajima, Aki Onda and Akio Suzuki at STUK, Leuven, Belgium

︎April 30 (Tue)
Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda at iii, Den Haag, The Netherlands

︎April 28 (Sun, durational performance from 2 - 6 pm)
Rie Nakajima, Aki Onda, Akio Suzuki and David Toop "dara dara" at LA SENNE in Oscillation Festival and Art Brussels (organized by Q.O.2), Brussels, Belgium

︎ April 26 (Fri)
Aki Onda talk on José Maceda at RITCS School of Arts in Oscillation Festival (organized by Q.O.2), Brussels, Belgium

︎April 7 (Sun, 8:25 pm)
Aki Onda at Ende Tymes 10 Festival of Noise and Experimental Liberation, Brooklyn, NY, USA

︎April 4 (Thu)
Aki Onda "Reflections and Repercussions" with Samita Sinha at Crow Museum of Asian Art in Soluna Festival, Dallas, TX, USA

︎March 22 (Fri)
Aki Onda, Sean Ali, and Zach Rowden at Areté Gallery (67 West St #103, Brooklyn), Brooklyn, NY, USA

︎March 18 (Mon)
Cecilia Lopez and Aki Onda "Bifurcations" at Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn, NY, USA

︎March 13 (Wed)
Ka Baird and Aki Onda at Fridman Gallery, New York, NY, USA

︎February 13 (Wed)
"Recalling Voices" - Lin Chi-Wei and Wang Hong-Kai curated by Aki Onda at Kosha33 (organized by ARTWAVE) in TPAM - Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan

︎ February 11 (Mon)
José Maceda "Music for Five Pianos", "Two Pianos and Four Winds" curated by Aki Onda, performed by Aki Takahashi, Yuji Takahashi and others, conducted by Josefino Chino Toledo at KAAT Hall in TPAM - Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan

︎ February 10 (Sun)
José Maceda "Cassettes 100" curated by Aki Onda, choreographed/directed by Yoko Higashio and Toshio Kajiwara (ANTIBODIES Collective) at KAAT Atrium in TPAM - Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan

︎ January 18 (Fri, 2:30 - 4 pm)
Aki Onda talk "Sound + Space" followed by conversation with Kazuo Imai (Marginal Consort) at Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in PuSh Festival, Vancouver, Canada

︎ January 7, 9, 14, 17, 21, 24 (Mon, 9 pm & Thu, 9 am)
Aki Onda radio shows “Music of José Maceda”episode 1, episode 2, episode 3 at Resonance FM, London, UK