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OPEN STUDIO 2018-2019/ July

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  • Date:
    2018.07.20(Fri) - 2018.07.22(Sun)
    Time:
    11:00 - 17:00
    Admission:
    Free
    Organize:
    Tokyo Arts and Space, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
    Venue:
    TOKAS Residency
    Artist:
    <International Creator Residency Program>
    Elisa CALDANA & NAGASAKA Aki (The Netherlands, Japan | Storytelling)
    Henrike NAUMANN (Germany | Installation)

    <Exchange Residency Program>
    KIM Dohee (Korea | Installation, Performance)
    Allison MOORE (Canada | Video Installation, Animation)

    <Institutional Recommendation Program>
    Graham ELLARD (United Kingdom | 16mm Film, Installation)
    Antonio CHACÓN (Spain, Mexico | Video)

    <Research Residency Program>
    JANG Hong Seon (United States | Sculpture, Installation)
    Tegan MOORE (Canada | Installation, Video)
    Shelly SILVER (United States | Moving Image)

    <Exhibit Only>
    Federica BUZZI (Italy | Curation)
    IP Yuk-Yiu (Hong Kong | Video Game, Curation)
    Alessandro LIBRIO (Italy | Sound Installation, Performance)
    MOK Honggyun (Korea | Curation)
    YAMAMOTO Hiroki (Hong Kong | Installation)

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<Talk Event>
◇July 21 (Sat) 14:00-16:00
Talks by residing creators
(Henrike NAUMANN and Elisa CALDANA & NAGASAKA Aki will give a talk on July 22.)


July 22 (Sun) 14:00-16:00
Special Talk
"Heisei Era Crisis --- Aesthetics before and after 1989"
Henrike NAUMANN, Elisa CALDANA & NAGASAKA Aki
Guest: MOURI Yoshitaka
(Sociologist / Professor, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)

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

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

Seven groups will give talks on 7/21 (Sat), and there will be a special talk by our residents, Henrike NAUMANN and Elisa CALDANA & NAGASAKA Aki, with the guest MOURI Yoshitaka on 7/22 (Sun).
Growing up in Eastern Germany, Henrike NAUMANN experienced the reunification process of East and West Germany in the 90s and is interested in the mechanisms of radicalization and the friction of political opinions implied in the designs and fashion of certain time and place. In Tokyo, she explores the aesthetic of "sapeurs" in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), who wear branded designer clothing of Japan from the 1980s. Elisa CALDANA & NAGASAKA Aki examine different states of crisis in contemporary society, and in Tokyo, researched the Lost Decades after the collapse of bubble economy, Lost Generation and the identities and living strategies formed as a product of the crisis. They will discuss with MOURI Yoshitaka the transformation of times, systems and values, as the Heisei era, which started in 1989, is about to end.


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:
MMCA Residency Goyang (Seoul, Korea)
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Centre Clark (Quebec, Canada)


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Elisa CALDANA, Non-relational objects (series), 2010-ongoing, Installation, Mixed media, dimensions variable
© Photo: "Nameless Monument" Courtesy of the artist



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NAGASAGA Aki, Walk Around Water, 2017, Documentation of Performance in Osaka, Japan
© Hayato Wakabayashi



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Henrike NAUMANN, Triangular Stories, 2012, mixed media, various dimensions
© Photo: Inga Selck



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KIM Dohee,Waves in the Blood, 2017, used fish box, blue enamel paint, various size
© Solo Exhibiton, The Root of Tongue, Jean gallery, 2017



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Allison MOORE, Coastal Terrarium, 2017, 3-screen immersive video installation
© Allison Moore



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Graham ELLARD, The Pavilion, Timber, approx. 7m x 15m x 3.5m.
A temporary structure in a public space as a site for an exhibtion.
Part of the Folkestone Fringe in parallel with the Folkestone Triennial 2017
© Graham Ellard & Stephen Johnstone


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Antonio CHACÓN,
Partition screen, 2017,
acrilic, ink charcoal and poliuretan over wood veneer. 244 x 488 cm
©Photo by Narso Vera



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JANG Hong Seon, Island, 2018, Ivory soap, animal bones, ikea kitchen countertop, 26.5x72.5x64 inches



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Tegan MOORE, Subtraction Inventories, 2016, Installation
© Photo: Dennis Ha



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Shelly SILVER, TOUCH, 2013, 68 minutes



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