Projects by ATAK

Projects by ATAK.

Android Opera “Scary Beauty” (2018〜)Scary Beauty

The work is the newest version of the Android Opera "Scary Beauty". A humanoid android with AI conducts a human orchestra consisted of 30 members and sings with them. The android leads tempo and volume of music in the performance.

Scary Beauty : Android sings with Orchestra(2017〜)Scary Beauty

“Scary beauty" is a new mono opera performed by “Skelton”(humanoid android) with human orchestra. This android has been developed by Hiroshi Ishiguro(professor in Osaka University) and improved the degree of freedom in motion like human by Takashi Ikegami(professor in Tokyo University).

Scary Beauty : Creation(2017〜)Scary Beauty

Jérémie Bélingard, who has Etoile for many years at the Opera Ballet Company. The retirement performance was composed of two works by William Forsythe, one by Mars Cunningham, and "Scary Beauty" collaborating with Shibuya.

Playing Piano Plus(2016) Event

Keiichiro's concert becoming annual every year. Naruyoshi Kikuchi guest for matinee. And Mirai Moriyama guest for soiree.

THE END on The Beach(2016〜)THE_END-on-the-beach

This project of the first Vocaloid opera consisting of computer-controlled electronic acoustics and six-sided multi-screen stereoscopic image is developed on one screen. Tomohito Wakui is participating in the video editing.

Parade for The End of The World(2016〜)Parade

"Parade" which collaboreted by Picasso, Eric Satie and Jean Cocteau will greets 100 years from the first presentation in 2017. This project aime to make a modern version of "Parade".

Playing Piano with No Speakers (2015)Event

Keiichiro Shibuya gives piano solo concert with neither speakers nor microphones at the venue in which "ATAK015 for maria" originated 7 years ago.


“THE END” is the first Vocaloid opera project, an opera without an orchestra or a single human vocalist, constructed from multi-screen 3D images and computer-controlled electronic sound.

ATAK Dance Hall (2011~)ADH

ATAK Dance Hall is a project produced by its central member, Keiichiro Shibuya and evala as a laptop-duo that focus entirely on the dance floor.

MASSIVE LIFE FLOW (2011)Installation

This is a presentation of new installation produced in a different method from the past,organized with the intention to show the process and act of making music itself to the public, making it to the data from various perspectives.

for maria anechoic room version (2010)Installation

This work is a continuation of a piece entitled "for maria installation version" that was presented in 2009 at the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM).

for maria installation version (2009)Installation

This sound installation piece is based on data taken from the latest piano solo album "ATAK015 for maria", composed and performed by musician Keiichiro Shibuya.

filmachine (2006)Installation

"Filmachine" (film+machine) is a virtual soundscape and a gigantic machine, which generates acoustic space/time/motion structures.(…)

Taylor couette flow (2007)Installation

Taylor Couette flow is a spatiotemporal ordered flow contained in a gap between two concentric rotating cylinders. This installation is a real fluid mechanics machine that realizes the Taylor Couette Flow. (…)

Description Instability (2005)Installation

Why water becomes turbulent? Once a Russian physicist Landau thought that a fluid system becomes turbulent after having the infinite number of Hopf bifurcation (limit cycle). This is a nice and simple idea but sometimes nature is much more interesting than this.(…)

s[a:ou]nd (2004)Installation

"s[a:ou]nd" is an installation consists of sandglasses, contact mics, and compact effectors. It has been permanately installed in the flat, "building", produced by TRICO DESIGN LOVE!.

drill (2003)Installation

"drill" is a permanent installation installed in the hair salon SUPERSTAR located in Daikanyama. It generates an interactive soundscape triggered by visitor's acts, like walking, chatting, cutting, shampooing, using the restroom and so.

ETRANSIENT (2014)Event

Collaboration concert by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Keiichiro Shibuya.

Keiichiro Shibuya Playing THE END (2013)Event

The concert is titled "Keiichiro Shibuya Playing THE END", and its main concept is based on playing a piano solo of the musical compositions of THE END.

ATAK NIGHT (2004)Event

ATAK NIGHT is live concert realizes at high level fusion of electronic music and cutting-edge technology.