Ascending Art Annual Vol.1: Appearances - What’s typical and what can be imagined

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[Image: (Top Left) Sajik Kim "Girl," (Top Center) Saya Irie "Bunkobon Dust", (Right) Chie Aoki "BODY 08-2" photo: Takeshi Shinto, (Bottom Left) Akane Saijo "in the mirror" Photo: Takeru Koroda, (Bottom Right) Haruka Aramaki "Outline Approach"]

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This brand new group exhibition series titled “Ascending Art Annual” focuses predominantly on highly anticipated rising female artists who are expected to impact the art scene in the near future, embodying the concept of the upward spiral that is at the heart of this architectural space. The inaugural exhibition will address how we respond when we meet strangers.
The first time we encounter someone, we attempt to form a general picture by gauging them based on the information we get from their appearance, relying on our understanding of what is typical or expected and passing judgments based on prejudice. This exhibition encourages a broadening of the mind and the imagination through the works of five as yet fairly unknown artists all working in different media and taking diverse approaches.

Venue: Spiral Garden, Spiral 1F

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Talk Program
The 5 participating artists will hold a talk session on the opening day.
Event Date: Sep. 12 (Tue) 17:00-18:30
Venue: Spiral Garden, Spiral 1F
Speakers: Chie Aoki, Haruka Aramaki, Saya Irie, Sajik Kim, Akane Saijo
Admission: Free (no booking required)
*Event in Japanese

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from September 12, 2017 to September 24, 2017

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