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2013.11.21

【Exchange: Taipei】Mariko Tomomasa Solo Exhibition

Mariko Tomomasa, dispatched to Taipei in Taiwan for Exchange Residency Program will have solo exhibition as follows:


Mariko Tomomasa "Have a meal with FATHER"

Date: November 23 (Sat.) - December 31 (Tue.), 2013
Reception: November 23 (Sat.)  15:00 pm
Venue: Treasure Hill, Creative Lounge
Website: Treasure Hill Artist Village

For Mariko Tomomasa's art works, she focuses on the process of communication between people.
《Have a meal with FATHER》is the main video work of this exhibition.《Have a meal with FATHER》 is an ongoing project since 2000. It is a performance piece in which a male participant in middle age is asked to have meal with artist as her father. Pretending to be a father and his daughter, the participant and the artist try to find the meeting point of the conception of family beyond the difference of their background of family culture.

Video works, 《 OTOUSAN GOKKO 》, 《Lectures of Taiwanese table manners for the daughter 》, 《Design discussion of new menu for Father and Daughter》, these three works are displayed as research projects of 《Have a meal with FATHER 》 at this exhibition. All works in this exhibition is produced during artist's residency in Taiwan. 《Design discussion of new menu for Father and Daughter》 is displayed at Tadpole Point restaurant in the artist village. And, the new menu, which is discussing in the video, will be served at the restaurant during the first two week of the exhibition. (for more detail, please check with the Tadpole Point )

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