In August 2018, Yo-Yo Ma embarked on the Bach Project, a global tour exploring how ‘culture connects us’. In each of the 36 locations, he played a concert of Johann Sebastian Bach’s six cello suites. Alongside each concert, a day of action was organised with local artists, resulting in performances, meetings and exhibitions.

“For Yo-Yo, Bach’s 300-hundred-year-old music is one extraordinary example of how culture connects us and can help us to imagine and build a better future, but he believes there are many, many more. And for Yo-Yo, culture includes not just the arts, but everything that helps us…

Jonathan Chomko

Artist working with and against technology, exploring the interplay between the digital and physical worlds. jonathanchomko.com

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