Yuki Okumura "Anatomy Fiction - Rakugo Version"

Misako & Rosen

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MISAKO & ROSEN is pleased to announce our second solo exhibition with artist Yuki Okumura. Okumura, a graduate of the MFA program of the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (2004) is based in Tokyo and is a frequent participant in international residency programs including, that of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin as well as the Laboratorie Village Nomade, La Corbiere, Switzerland and Taipei Artist Village. In 2007, MISAKO & ROSEN presented a two-person exhibition with Okumura and WIll Rogan. In 2009, Okumura participated in the group exhibitions “Now That I’m By Myself,” She Says,” I’m Not By Myself, Which is Good” at Diverse Works, Houston, Texas, "Touch the World”, Borderless Art Museum, Shiga, “ Love Love Show”, Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori.

Okumura's upcoming exhibition represents an elaboration of his ongoing series "Anatomy FIction" which focuses on the body as and its place with in the context of representation and perception. The exhibition will open with a performance by rakugo (storyteller) Riko Shofukute based upon a classic Japanese story selected by Okumura. Shofukute will transform the original into a rakugo performance. The performance will be filmed and the resulting video, stage and related works will be presented for the remainder of the exhibition.

[Opening Performance]
Rakugo Performer Shoufukutei Ricoh
Performance will be held twice on August 22nd
1st stage 13:00/2nd stage 15:00
Door will close during the 20 min performance,
latecomers will not be admitted.

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From 2010-08-22 To 2010-09-19

Opening Reception on 2010-08-22 from 12:00 to 17:00

Artist(s)

Yuki Okumura

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