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「花鳥風月: Flower Bird Wind Moon」 展に参加 (LA, arena 1 gallery)  

アメリカ、ロサンゼルスの アリーナ1ギャラリーで行われる日本人作家の展覧会  「花鳥風月: Flower Bird Wind Moon」 に参加します。

Kacho Fugetsu (花鳥風月): Flower Bird Wind Moon
 開廊時間:12:00-18:00 日・月・火 休廊

 arena 1 gallery
 3026 airport avenue, santa monica, ca 90405
 310/ 397-7456
 gallery hours: wed-sat 12-6pm


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Exhibition: June 13 – July 18, 2015
Curated by Kio Griffith (Tokyo+Yokohama Projects / ARTRA Curatorial)

Maho Furuya, Shisei Hashimura, Bryan Ida, Yayoi Itami, Masaaki Iwama, Shinichiro Koromo, Kumiko Kubota, Minako Kumagai, Kaoru Mansour, Hiroshi Maruyama, Jun Miyazaki, Toshihiro Nagata, Yuichi Nakatsu, Yoichiro Ohmura, Satoshi Saegusa, Chiaki Saito, Kiriko Sait, Tomoaki Sato, Akira Shikiya, Yukiko Sugiyama, Macha Suzuki, Tomoko Takahashi, Miyoko Tanaka, Makoto Tomioka, Devon Tsuno, Takeshi Watanabe, Akihiro Yasugi, Koichiro Yoshio, Naohiko Onodera, Kyoco Taniyama

EXHIBITION DATES: June 13 – July 18, 2015
OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, June 13th from 6 to 9 pm

Arena 1 Gallery is pleased to present “KachoFugetsu: Flower Bird Wind Moon” which opens June 13th with a reception for the artists and continues through July 18th, 2015.
The exhibition, curated by LA based artist Kio Griffith, includes the work of more than 30 artists and mirrors Griffith’s success in taking an exhibition of Los Angeles artists to the 2014 Yokohama Triennale for its satellite programming.
The reciprocal exhibition opens a mini-festival (exhibitions organized by Griffith at Paul Loya in Culver City and at Eastside International at the Brewery will follow later in the month) and includes exciting young artists from across Japan.
Active artists at various levels of their careers from recent graduates of Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai) to emerging and mid-career artists in the museum and biennial circuits will present painting, drawing, print, sculpture, installation, photography, collage and new media.

The title of the show is an idiomatic expression derived from Buddhist literature, reverberations of beauty and aesthetics in both historical and contemporary contexts of the Japanese social experience.
What transpires is the intuitive sense that observes art’s place in nature: its appearance, meaning and value set in contemporary world affairs in which the un-seeable is viewed from a third eye, the inaudible is imagined through living colors, and the unspeakable can be understood through telepathic means.

Highlights of the exhibition include Akira Shikiya’s assembled and woven commonplace objects i.e. umbrellas, playing cards, lighting sockets into spherical sculptural installations; Satoshi Saegusa’s painted sculptures which test the malleable limits of plastics and vinyl Chiaki Saito’s experiments with pulp, fabric and crystallization that reinvent craftwork in contemporary sculpture, and Kyoco Taniyama’s site specific installation which re-examines the relativity of existence and location through use of GPS map systems. Griffith approaches his curatorial effort with the appreciation that “if every moment is a first hand experience and a unique meeting made in the spirit of ichigo-ichie, (literally “one time, one meeting”), this concept of transience could be contemplated as a singular decisive event materializing for the guest’s perusal.”



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