CHIKAKU: Time, and Memory in Japan

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The originality of Japanese aesthetic expression has been the subject of keen international interest in these early years of the twenty-first century. Through an innovative presentation, this extensive exhibition will present a fresh interpretation of the unique evolution of Japanese art in terms of perception, time, and memory.

*Exhibition scenery at A Museum the Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo
 ("CHIKAKU: Perception, Time, and Memory in Japan" held in 2005)

  • Installation image of artwork by Miwa Yanagi
    Miwa Yanagi
    "Girls in her sand (Installation)" and "Untitled I & II", Collection of the Artist
  • Installation image of artwork by Rieko Hidaka
    Rieko Hidaka
    Right: Distance from the Sky III, 2004, Collection of the Artist
    Left: From the Space of the Trees VII, 2000, Collection of Mrs.Katsuko Ueda and Mr. Kuniaki Ueda, Sanbi-shosha Collection
    pigment on paper

  • Installation image of artwork by Motohiko Odani
    Motohiko Odani
    Left: Berenice, 2003, FRP etc., Takahashi Collection, Courtesy of Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo
    Right: Skeleton, 2003, FRP, Courtesy of Yamamoto Gendai, Tokyo
  • Installation image of artwork by Tetsuya Nakamura
    Tetsuya Nakamura
    Premium Unit Series, 2003, Paint on FRP, Private collection
  • Installation image of artwork by Hiroyuki Moriwaki
    Hiroyuki Moriwaki
    Lake Awareness, 2005, Collection of the Artist

Outline
Term: April 8 (Sat.) - June 25 (Sun.), 2006
Venue: Okamoto Taro Museum of Art, Kawasaki
Organizers: The Japan Foundation
Okamoto Taro Museum of Art, Kawasaki
Curator: Toshiharu Ito
In collaboration with: Miki Okabe, Shinju Sugita, Kaoru Kataoka
Exhibition Architect: Makoto Sei Watanabe
Participating Artists: Taro Okamoto, Daido Moriyama, Takuma Nakahira, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Makoto Sei Watanabe, Hiroyuki Moriwaki, Miwa Yanagi, Takashi Ito, Yayoi Kusama, Emiko Kasahara, Rieko Hidaka, Yoshihiro Suda, Tetsuya Nakamura, Motohiko Odani, Trinh T. Minh-ha
Sponsors: JAL, Toho Tenax Co.

Symposium

Dates: April 16, 2006, 14:00 – 16:00
Venue: Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki
Moderator: Toshiharu Ito
Panelists: Chihiro Minato (photographer, art critic),
Prof. Ryuta Imafuku (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Lecture

Dates: June 18, 2006, 14:00 –
Venue: Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki
Lecture: Prof. Shinichi Nakazawa (Tama Art University)

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