Discovering Arts of Yokohama vol.5 The exhibition of Katsuhiro Yamaguchi - “the Metamorphosis of Water”

Yokohama Civic Gallery, Azamino

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[Image: Katsuhiro Yamaguchi "Sea of Light (Type 7) 1981 DVD" (2014) shot with a funnel lens Photo: Sadamu Saito]

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In 1951 Katsuhiro Yamaguchi joined with Shozo Kitadai, Hideko Fukushima, Touru Takemitsu and Kuniharu Akiyama to form the pioneering art group “Jikken Kobo” pushing the boundaries of art and technology. In 2001 this leading figure of early Japanese media art began to suffer from ill health and while struggling with the limitations of the body he still continues to produce his work within a care facility at the grand age of 86. This exhibition features work focusing on his ongoing motif of “water”, centering on his painting works while also presenting his video work produced in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake disaster.

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Discussion “Shuzo Takeguchi and Art Film”
Date: October 19(Sun) 14:30-15:30(doors open 14:15)
Featuring: Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, Akihiko Morishita(media artist)

Lecture “Katsuhiro Yamaguchi 1951-2014”
November 3(Mon/Holiday) 14:00-16:00(Doors Open 13:45)
Featuring: Machiko Kusahara(Media Art Curator), Noriko Kitaichi(Shizuoka Sangyo University), Rieko Yao(Konan Women’s University)
Reservation required. Deadline October 23(Thurs)

Gallery Talk
October 26(Sun) 15:00-15:30
Venue: Gallery 1 + 2

Art Picinic - Exhibition Tour for those with and without visual impairment
Date: November 8(Sat) 10:00-12:30
Venue: Gallery 1 + 2
Reservation required. Deadline October 29(Wed)

Children’s Exhibition Tour “Azumino Art Club”
Date: November 8(Sat) 14:00-16:30
Venue: Gallery 1 + 2
Suitable for: 4th-6th grade Elementary School Students
Reservation required. Deadline October 29(Wed)

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from October 18, 2014 to November 09, 2014
10:00-18:00, Closed on October 27(Mon).

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