Hitoshi Toyoda "Visual Diary/Slide Show"

Taka Ishii Gallery

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Taka Ishii Gallery is pleased to announce a screening of works by artist Hitoshi Toyoda on August 27th, Friday and August 28th, Saturday. This is the fifth installment of his visual diary presented by the gallery and will include a special screening of his two latest slideshow works, “White Moon” and “Black Moon.”

[Screening Schedule]

First Screening: August 27th (Fri)
Doors open 18:30, starts 19:00(~20:00)

“White Moon” (2010 / 60 mins. / 35 mm film / silent)
A certain morning in April / How long had it been since I started to live here? / The kitchen window / Lake Erie / What was gathered, only to be returned again / The days the waves stood still, I could witness what had sunk to the depths / Meals shared with friends / a swarm of mosquitoes / Yesterday 62 people died in a town in Iraq / Ordinary conversations / What was always there / indiscriminate death / To a temple in the North / What was gathered, only to be returned again / Serene light / Towards winter This year I did not return to Japan. Days spent in New York. The 6th installment of a feature-length visual diary.

Second Screening: August 28th (Sat)
Doors open 18:30, starts 19:00(~20:30)

“Black Moon” (2010 / 80 mins. / 35 mm film / silent)
Japan in early summer / It was a period in which isolation and estrangement had lead to a chain of incidents / A river in July / The same road / Is the belief of the one who wins in war the correct one? / Kamakura / “There is nothing left in me,” she said / Flowers / The afternoon / The wind blew stronger than anticipated on top of the hill / Countless fields / No landscape is ever complete, instead there is light and time. There is darkness. / livelihood / Night / Promises / Autumn
Days spent in Japan during a certain year, elapsing from early summer towards the winter. The 7th installment of a feature-length visual diary.

[How to Apply]
As there is one screening scheduled per day, we will require a prior reservation (a ticket per screening includes one drink for a price of ¥1200) To request a reservation, please send an email to the below address by August 20 with ‘Hitoshi Toyoda Slide Show Reservation’ as the subject. Please include the following details: 1) Name 2) Number of people who will be attending 3) Preferred date of attendance (August 27 or August 28) Reservations will be closed once we have reached the maximum number of seats available.
E-mail: tig@takaishiigallery.com
*If you do not have access to email alternatively, please contact us by phone during gallery opening hours (Tues-Fri 12-19pm)
Taka Ishii Gallery tel:03-5646-6050

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From 2010-08-27 To 2010-08-28

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Hitoshi Toyoda

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