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OPEN STUDIO 2017-2018/July


  • Date:
    2017.07.21(Fri) - 2017.07.23(Sun)
    11:00 - 17:00
    Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Arts Program and Residency Division
    TWS Residency
    <International Creator Residency Program>
    Chum Chanveasna (Cambodia| Curation)
    Kaan Müjdeci (Germany| Film)

    <Exchange Residency Program>
    Gill Addison (UK| Video, Research)
    Jérôme Bouchard (Canada| Painting, Installation)
    LEE Sooyoung (Korea| Performance, Installation)

    <Research Residency Program>
    Mariette Auvray (France| Video)
    Heo Taewon (Korea| Painting, Installation)
    METASITU (Greece, Ukraine| Video, Installation)
    Daniel Schwartz (Switzerland| Film, Photography)

    *Exhibits Only
    Nana Hirose & Kazuma Nagatani (Germany| Sculpture, Installation)
    Hakan Topal (USA| Research, Installation)
    Victor Wang (UK, China| Curation)

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<Talk Event>
◇July 22(Sat.) 14:00-16:00
Artist Talk by Creators

◇July 23(Sun.) 14:00-16:00
Special Talk
Khvay Samnang "The Body, The Space & The Strategy"
Guest: Miku Kamimura
(Collaborative Fellow, Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University / Part-time Lecturer, J.F. Oberlin University)

*No reservation necessary / With Japanese - English interpreter
*Programs may change due to unavoidable reasons.

Open Studio is a special occasion for the audience to see the creative activities of residing creators, hear their talks and a dialogue with guest speakers.

12 groups/ 14 creators will exhibit and present their works in Tokyo, and 9 groups/ 10 creators will give artist talks on July 22nd.
On July 23rd, there will be a special talk by Khvay Samnang, Cambodia's leading artist of the new generation, about his works including the latest work he presents at documenta 14 this year and about the strategy of creating art work using the body in different spaces.
We invite Miku Kamimura (Collaborative Fellow, Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University / Part-time Lecturer, J.E. Oberlin University) as a guest and she will talk about the land issues and their background in Cambodia today.

Facility tour / Information Display:
- Visitors will have an opportunity to see the rooms and common spaces where creators stay and communicate with each other.
- We provide the information on the partner institutions of exchange residency programs and answer any inquiries by visitors.

Partner Institutions:
University of the Arts London (London, UK)
MMCA Residency Goyang (Seoul, Korea)
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec, Canada)

Chum Chanveasna Participated in "FIELDS- on Attachements and Unknown"
Organized by SA SA BASSAC, 2017

Kaan Müjdeci IGUANA TOKYO, 2016, Film Poster

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Gill Addison Talked About Pink, 2011/2017, Still, 35:00mins
© Gill Addison/Pool Productions

Jérôme Bouchard That which remains: rebut de pochoirs, 2011
Inkjet printing on Moab Entrada paper with pigmented inks, 91,5 cm x 122 cm

Lee Sooyoung Shaman Fish, 2014, Installation

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Mariette Auvray Goodbye Jerusalem, 2016/HD/1,3 Mo, Goodbye Jerusalem,
feature-length documentary co-directed with Gabriel Laurent

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Heo Taewon Yeomnidong Blues, 2017
blue pots from yeomnidong, blue paintings, blue photos, variable size

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METASITU 14th District 2017, Installation and publication

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Daniel Schwartz Gando Village, 2016, Photograph