The Opening of “Dialogue with the City”

On September 1st, “Dialogue with the City”, a group show of seven young artists from the Kanto and Kansai areas of Japan opened at BankART NYK in Yokohama. TABlog’s Japanese editor Makoto Hashimoto is an independent curator, and he organized this show, which will travel to Kobe later on. There are many talk events taking place each weekend. Go enjoy the show!

poster for

"Dialogue with the City" Exhibition

at BankArt Studio NYK
in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
This event has ended - (2007-09-01 - 2007-09-17)

In Photo Reports by Kosuke Fujitaka 2007-09-07

The artists introducing themselves at the opening.
From left: Tomoko Iwata, Chika Kato, Ritsuko Yamashita, the two artists from Paramodel, Junji Shiotsu and Sohei Nishino.

Exhibition curator Makoto Hashimoto talking about the show.
As well as editing and writing for TABlog, Makoto writes for a number of publications while working as a curator.

Tomoko Iwata (right) standing in her installation work, talking about it to a guest.

Paramodel's work as it was on the opening night. They continued to work on it over the next few days.

Chika Kato's video work, dealing with issues of memory.

Tetsuro Kano's installation work, consisting of plants that will gradually grow out of this rug.

Guests enjoying the reception party.

Kosuke Fujitaka

Kosuke Fujitaka. Born in 1978 in Osaka. Graduated with BA in Economics from The University of Tokyo. He tackled with excel and power point in Sony Ericsson R&D cost controlling and Marketing for 3 years. In 2004 He launched Tokyo Art Beat with Paul and Olivier. In 2008 He moved back to NY, where a decade ago he had come across many important life elements, and has just launched NY Art Beat. He is also a co-founder of 101 TOKYO, a young and international art fair in Tokyo happening in every April. He thinks that "art" leveraged by IT, wines and beers can make the world a better place. Personal page as NY art guide (only in Japanese) » See other writings


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