Noi Sawaragi: Notes on Art and Current Events 108

Three years to collect seawater, ten years to scatter it – On the Oku-Noto Triennale/Movement The number of art insiders who first learned of the name “Suzu” through the Oku-Noto Triennale is probably quite large. It is customary when beginning with a preface like this to add that it also applies to oneself, but in my case it is different...

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MAKING HISTORY—By Andrew Maerkle
“I grew up with stories—not from a book, but from a storyteller, my late father. I remember vividly how Dad used to tell stories to all my friends in front of our house. My favorite was the legend about the dowry of the princess of the mountain Gunung Ledang. As a kid, my imagination went completely wild when I heard about the list of impossible conditions that the princess requested as her dowry to the Sultan of Malacca. Can you even imagine?”View More >

Noi Sawaragi: Notes on Art and Current Events 107

“A Room with Snoopy”—Reversing Tatzu Nishi’s Hachiko’s Room After writing about the statue of Hachiko at Shibuya Station in the previous instalment of this column, I learned that on the last day of the 15th Shibuya Art Scramble festival, November 12, artist Tatzu Nishi staged an art project...View More >

Theme announced for the 8th Yokohama Triennale

On June 28, the Organizing Committee for the Yokohama Triennale announced the theme and two new venues for the 8th Yokohama Triennale, which will take place next March. Titled “Wild Grass: Our Lives,” the theme is taken from Chinese writer Lu Xun's 1927 prose poetry collection.View More >

Japan Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale

Kanagawa-born artist Yuko Mohri has been chosen to represent Japan at the 60th Venice Biennale. The exhibition will be overseen by Korean-born curator Sook-Kyung Lee, senior curator of international art at the Tate Modern. View More >

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TOKAS Creator-in-Residence 2024 Exhibition “Breathing Particles” Part 1 @ Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo

TOKAS Creator-in-Residence 2024 Exhibition “Breathing Particles” Part 1
June 29 – August 4, 2024
Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo, Tokyo

TOKAS Creator-in-Residence 2024 Exhibition “Breathing Particles” Part 1
June 29 – August 4, 2024
Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo, Tokyo

Shiho Kagabu: The Blessed Land of ‘Kotodama (言霊)’ ーThe dream of Amaterasu, Helios and Kāne @ CADAN YURAKUCHO, Space L

Shiho Kagabu: The Blessed Land of ‘Kotodama (言霊)’ ーThe dream of Amaterasu, Helios and Kāne
June 25 – July 14, 2024
CADAN YURAKUCHO, Space L, Tokyo

Shiho Kagabu: The Blessed Land of ‘Kotodama (言霊)’ ーThe dream of Amaterasu, Helios and Kāne
June 25 – July 14, 2024
CADAN YURAKUCHO, Space L, Tokyo

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Since the late 20th century, people, capital, and information came to move on a global scale. We entered a new phase in the 2010s along with the proliferation of smart devices and issues such as excessive tourism, shifting of industry’sView More >

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Yoriko TAKABATAKE “LINE(N)”

Yoriko TAKABATAKE, LINE(N), 2024, oil, pigment, colored dry clay materials, canvas, panel, 162x162cm   Yoriko TAKABATAKE LINE(N) Dates: 15 June – 27 July, 2024 Venue: ShugoArts Hours: 11am – 6pm, Closed on Sun, Mon and Public Holidays Opening reception Date&Time: Saturday, 15View More >

Yoriko TAKABATAKE, LINE(N), 2024, oil, pigment, colored dry clay materials, canvas, panel, 162x162cm   Yoriko TAKABATAKE LINE(N) Dates: 15 June – 27 July, 2024 Venue: ShugoArts Hours: 11am – 6pm, Closed on Sun, Mon and Public Holidays Opening reception Date&Time: Saturday, 15View More >

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