'Kenjiro Okazaki: Retrospective Strata'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Nov 27, 2019

'Kenjiro Okazaki: Retrospective Strata'

by Yukari Tanaka

Nov. 23-Feb. 24, 2020 Since his first solo exhibition in 1981, Kenjiro Okazaki has pursued various genres, including sculpture, painting, film, media arts, architecture, textiles, scenography, picture books and even drawing using robotic art. As a follow-up to his 2017 show, "Abstract Art as Impact" at ...

'The Covered Finger'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Nov 13, 2019

'The Covered Finger'

by Yukari Tanaka

Nov. 15-Dec. 14 Daisuke Ida is a Japanese contemporary artist whose artworks highlight various social issues such as income inequality and excessive productivity. Ida's recent focus has been on researching and photographing mannequins, which made him realize that the invention of photography has caused the image ...

'Umeda Tetsuya: On the Origin of Voices'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Nov 6, 2019

'Umeda Tetsuya: On the Origin of Voices'

by Yukari Tanaka

Nov. 2-Jan. 13, 2020 Tetsuya Umeda is an internationally acclaimed Japanese contemporary artist, largely known for his live interactive installation and performance works that incorporate daily objects, waste and human-generated "phenomena" such as sound and movement. He also produces site-specific works in rural and urban spaces, ...

'Earth Attack'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Oct 29, 2019

'Earth Attack'

by Yukari Tanaka

Nov. 1-Dec.15 Led by pop artist Shinjiro Okamoto, "Earth Attack" is an art project by nine collaborators — Yoshio Isaka, Giichi Ichikawa, Miho Otsubo, Reiko Kobori, Yoko Shimizu, Miho Shirai, Akira Matsumoto, Keisuke Yamaguchi and Wang Shuye. Inspired by the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World ...

'Shiro Matsui: Far Too Close'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Oct 15, 2019

'Shiro Matsui: Far Too Close'

by Yukari Tanaka

Oct. 12-Dec. 21 Since his first solo exhibition in 1983, sculptor Shiro Matsui has continued to use various materials, such as wood, metal, soil and stone, for installations of different forms, colors and scale that not only speak to our senses with wit and humor, ...

'Haji Oh: Memories in Weaving'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Oct 8, 2019

'Haji Oh: Memories in Weaving'

by Yukari Tanaka

Oct. 12-Dec. 15 Haji Oh works with textiles and fiber arts, focusing on weaving, dyeing, tying and stitching techniques to create installations. Primarily following the concept of "unravelling memories and re-weaving them," her pieces explore untold histories and stories of women and other individuals who ...

'Wow, See You in the Next Life.'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Oct 8, 2019

'Wow, See You in the Next Life.'

by Yukari Tanaka

Oct. 12-Jan. 19, 2020 The Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media has invited contact Gonzo and the Yamaguchi Center of Arts and Media (YCAM) Bio Research team to present a collaborative installation piece that explores the questions "Where did the body come from, and where ...