Ryoichi Fujisaki “Metaball”

Kana Kawanishi Gallery

poster for Ryoichi Fujisaki “Metaball”
[Image: from the series metaball 2020 | video | ©︎ Ryoichi Fujisaki, courtesy KANA KAWANISHI GALLERY]

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In this exhibition, Fujisaki will present new works of his video series “metaball,” which he has been working on since 2015. This series is a video-based work capturing how various liquids around the artist physically interfere with each other. Metaball is a computer graphics term for n-dimensional organic objects that describe the process of multiple objects approaching and fusing together to become one object. As the word describes, the appearance of liquids, which are familiar materials repeatedly approaching and fusing with each other, is also felt as an organic movement.

The new work metaball_plasma membrane (2020) is unveiled for the first time. The plasma membrane (cell membrane), which is the biological membrane that separates the inside and outside of the cells of an organism, plays a role in controlling the entry and exit of substances into and out of cells and organelles by “selective permeability” for ions and organic compounds. Perhaps Fujisaki, who confronts the materials in a meditative state, becomes a semipermeable membrane himself and represents his physicality through the phenomena that the material exhibits. In addition, Kana Kawanishi Photography (Nishi Azabu) will also hold the solo exhibition “colored oil” featuring the photographic works by Ryoichi Fujisaki during the same period.



from July 25, 2020 to September 12, 2020
Exhibition Hours 13:00-19:00, Closed on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Holidays. Closed from August 12 to 15.



Venue Hours

From 13:00 To 20:00
saturdays opening at 12:00, saturdays closing at 19:00
Closed on Mondays, Sundays, Holidays


Address: 1F 4-7-6 Shirakawa, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0021
Phone: 03-5843-9128

9 minute walk from exit B2 at Kiyosumi Shirakawa Station on the Hanzomon line. 9 minute walk from exit A4 at Kikukawa Station on the Toei Shinjuku line. 14 minute walk from exit A3 at Kiyosumi Shirakawa Station on the Toei Oedo line.

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