"Trace Elements: Spirit and Memory in Japanese and Australian Photomedia" Exhibition

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

poster for "Trace Elements: Spirit and Memory in Japanese and Australian Photomedia" Exhibition

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Trace Elements: Spirit and Memory in Japanese and Australian Photomedia features work by Australian artists Philip Brophy, Jane Burton, Alex Davies, Genevieve Grieves and Sophie Kahn together with Japanese practitioners Teiji Furuhashi, Seiichi Furuya, Chie Matsui, Lieko Shiga and Kazuna Taguchi. An exhibition that encompasses both the traditions and the innovations of photomedia practice, from black and white photography to interactive video installation, Trace Elements considers the ways in which contemporary artists are addressing the intrinsic relationship of photography to time, memory and the metaphysical association of the medium to phantasmagoria and the semblance of lived experience.

Relating Programmes
Open Forum "Part Past Part Present Part Fiction: Trace Elements"
July 19th (Sat) 14:00-17:00
Conference Room (1 and 2) on the 7th floor in Tokyo Opera City bldg.
Capacity: 180 seats
Language: Japanese and English with successive translation.
Admission: Free

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Olivier Krischer tablog review

Reflections on a Particular Moment — Do you see what I see?

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery presents a meditation on the body and memory through the lens of Japanese and Australian photomedia.

Olivier Krischer tablog review

Curating the Unattainable

Shihoko Iida, one of the curators of 'Trace Elements' talks to TAB about the exhibition and her broader activities as a curator.

Ashley Rawlings tablog review

Ghosts in the Lens

Lieko Shiga's photographs are a haunting vision of the world. The artist talks to TAB about communication, time and death.

Ashley Rawlings tablog review

レンズの中の幻影

志賀理江子さんの写真は、脳裏に焼きつくような不気味な世界観を映し出しています。今回は、その志賀さんにコミュニケーション、時間、そして死について語っていただきました。

museo: (2008-07-19 at 17:07)

最高に面白かったです。
ちょっと怖い作品もあって、暑い日にはぴったりかも。

superlight: (2008-09-03 at 01:09)

some amazing pieces, i particularly loved Furuhashi Teiji's LOVERS. and also Sophie Kahn's 3d scan artworks was quite interesting.

henacyoko: (2008-09-18 at 01:09)

知らなかった「傷跡」をみてしまったような、、、ちょっとドキドキする展覧会でした。
http://henacyoko-art.at.webry.info/200809/article_4.html

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