HO TZU NYEN

LEAP BEYOND VOID — By Andrew Maerkle “How does Buddhism get wrapped up in the techniques of violence and killing of samurai culture, which in many ways culminated in kamikaze culture? This led me to a kind of inconsistency at the root of Kyoto School philosophy. For example, Kitaro Nishida’s foundational concept of zettai mu, or “absolute nothingness”: it is absolute but nothing at the same time.”

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Noi Sawaragi: Notes on Art and Current Events 92

The COVID-19 pandemic and “Don’t Follow the Wind” – and then there were only “exhibitions that no-one can see” Whoever would have imagined that the world would descend so quickly into such a situation due to the spread of an infectious disease caused by a novel coronavirus?View More >

Noi Sawaragi: Notes on Art and Current Events 91

Katsumi Sunamori – Implications of the Scenery (3) I came to know about Katsumi Sunamori’s photo series concerning the Mount Unzen disaster site completely by chance. Although when I look back on it now, perhaps it was not necessarily a coincidence...View More >

ROSA BARBA

DOUBLE WHISTLER — By Andrew Maerkle “In recent years I’ve been struck by the affinities between astronomy and cinema. On one level, both engage with concepts of light, time, and distance. Indeed, it could be argued that both astronomy and cinema are essentially composed of only these elements. On yet another level, both can be understood as sharing, in different ways, fundamental aspects of uncertainty and speculation.”View More >

HO RUI AN

IMAGE CRISIS — “I think it would be too ambitious to say that the lectures in themselves offer an escape from capitalism, because that’s obviously not what’s happening. The starting point can be just a single question that I’m trying to answer. For Asia the Unmiraculous, this is the question of the relationship between race and capitalism.”View More >

18th Taishin Arts Award announced

Against Again Troupe is the Annual Grand Prize winner of the 18th Taishin Arts Award, it was announced in Taipei on Jun 6. Taking home NTD 1.5 million, the troupe received the prize for White Clear Song, directed and written by Snow Huang. Also winning prizes were I-Hsuen Chen in the Visual Arts and Wang Shih-Wei in the Performing Arts categories. Chen and Wang received NTD 1 million each.View More >

MINOUK LIM

SEEING THE SOUNDS — "Music is not immaterial, but it is molecularized based on territory, as with bird calls. It makes boundaries and is in turn made by the boundaries, which I see as a kind of self-collapse. This point of self-collapse is what interests me: where one needs the other but cannot be differentiated from the other at the same time."View More >

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EXHIBITION : Collaborative Group Show between TARO NASU & Esther Schipper

TARO NASU is pleased to announce “Collaborative Group Show between TARO NASU & Esther Schipper”. siebteraprilzweitausendundsechzehn, 2016 Courtesy the artist and Esther Schipper, Berlin Photo ©︎ Studio Rondinone Simon Fujiwara, Ryan Gander, Liam Gillick, Pierre Huyghe, Philippe Parreno, Ugo RondinoneView More >

TARO NASU is pleased to announce “Collaborative Group Show between TARO NASU & Esther Schipper”. siebteraprilzweitausendundsechzehn, 2016 Courtesy the artist and Esther Schipper, Berlin Photo ©︎ Studio Rondinone Simon Fujiwara, Ryan Gander, Liam Gillick, Pierre Huyghe, Philippe Parreno, Ugo RondinoneView More >

ShugoArts Online Show Masato KOBAYASHI “Paint of this Planet”

Masato KOBAYASHI, Unnamed #10, 1998, oil, canvas, wooden frame, 290x190x85cm   ShugoArts is planning to focus on Paint of the Planet, an autobiographical novel by Masato Kobayashi, for our fourth online exhibition. In the first volume of the trilogy, releasedView More >

Masato KOBAYASHI, Unnamed #10, 1998, oil, canvas, wooden frame, 290x190x85cm   ShugoArts is planning to focus on Paint of the Planet, an autobiographical novel by Masato Kobayashi, for our fourth online exhibition. In the first volume of the trilogy, releasedView More >

Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts

About the Museum The Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts opened in 1972 as one of the first public museums of modern and contemporary art in Japan. Kiyoshi KAWASAKI designed the museum architecture including the collection galleries built in 1981.View More >

About the Museum The Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts opened in 1972 as one of the first public museums of modern and contemporary art in Japan. Kiyoshi KAWASAKI designed the museum architecture including the collection galleries built in 1981.View More >

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