Takafumi Saito “A Faintly Triumphant Return - Quibbling Meat”

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Takafumi Saito considers this exhibition as an “apparatus for confirming where he stands”. Using history as spoken word, he takes a close look at the words and the physical embodiment that lies within families and communities. Restructuring the content of his 2015 exhibition “A Faintly Triumphant Return”, Saito has pursued a method for transmitting memory through physicality and the telling of history. The exhibition consists of objects created from the layering of his own memories and those of his grandparents.

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Talk Event
Guests: Shingo Kanekawa (photographer) x Takafumi Saito
Date and Time: 5/27 (Sun) 18:00-19:30
Fee: ¥500
Capacity: 15 persons, reservation via website

Workshop “Eat Your Words”
Like the exhibition, this workshop explores wordplay. Together with special guest poet Ryota Yamada participants will make sentences and “eat them”.
Guests: Ryota Yamada (poet) x Takafumi Saito
Date and Time: 6/3 (Sun) 18:00-20:00
Fee: ¥1000
Capacity: 10 persons, reservation via website

Oruta Drawing Event
One at a time, participants read from a single book while the other participants listen and draw. Event to take place the 1st Tuesday of each month.
Date and Time: 6/5 (Tue) 19:00-
Recitation book: “Memoirs of the Blind: The Self-Portrait and Other Ruins” by Jack Derrida
Fee: Donations accepted
No reservation required

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from May 22, 2018 to June 17, 2018

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Takafumi Saito

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