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Since its foundation in 1975, the Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery has gained a reputation of impressively utilizing its 1,300-sq.-meter space to effectively showcase contemporary art exhibitions.

Split into five separate rooms, the space is currently focusing on a number of shows highlighting young, talented artists

Lyota Yagi (born in 1980) is the fifth artist of the series and explores the notion of “choice,” by questioning the way that we are fed information via media and other sources. For this exhibition, Yagi takes on the theme of science fiction by presenting installations, with sounds and films derived from the manipulation of everyday items, such as a record player, 3-D glasses and a shower head; Dec. 21-Jan. 17.

Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery; 3-1 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa. Nihon Odori Stn. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ¥700. Closed Dec. 29-Jan. 3. 045-662-5901; www.kanagawa-kenminhall.com/english/

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