Foreign fantasma at University of Tokyo

Kate Rohde’s exhibition opening, November 5 2010, at the Koishikawa Annex, the University Museum.

poster for Kate Rohde

Kate Rohde "Fantasma"

at Koishikawa Annex, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
in the Ueno, Yanaka area
This event has ended - (2010-11-06 - 2010-12-05)

In Photo Reports by Maurizio Mucciola 2010-11-22

Hideki Hayashida, the Director of The National Art Center, giving his introductory speech at the opening.

'Blue bird' in Kate Rohde's chamber.

Works from Kate Rohde literally mixed and exhibited with pieces from the museum collection.

In the anatomy room, Kate Rohde's work was inspired by the University of Tokyo's anatomy collection.

Kate Rohde introducing her work and Miyoko Hoshino, one of the curators.

Kate Rohde talks with Yoshiaki Nishino, director of The University Museum.

All the work exhibited were made by the artist specifically for the exhibition and she created each work for the place where it would be exhibited.

The audience during the official speeches.Kate Rohde's narwhale hanging over the stairs of the museum.

Real stone specimens alongside Kate's colorful stones and jewels.

An overview of Rohde's 'chamber of specimens'.

A shelf with real and old plants specimens together with Kate Rohde's plants.Two of the curators, Satoko Shibahara and Mai Hashiba, who is wearing a dress designed by the artist.

Another colorful work in a glass bell.

In the machinery room.An overview of the exhibition room.

Maurizio Mucciola

Maurizio Mucciola. Born in Italy in 1977, studied architecture in Milan (and Lisbon for a year). After working in different architecture and landscape design firms he decided to go back to school and spent a year and a half at the architecture school of Columbia University in New York, while at the same time collaborating and shooting photos for "Volume Magazine". Then one year in Rotterdam at the Rem Koolhaas's Office for Metropolitan Architecture before he finally landed in Tokyo in January 2009 to work at Kengo Kuma & Associates Architects. Architecture really absorbs most of its time, but sometimes he likes to take in the city and go around art galleries and museums, and try to catch Tokyo through a Nikon camera. » See other writings

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