Charlotte Dumas “Bezoar”

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The Amsterdam-based photographer Charlotte Dumas has been exploring the relationship between animals and contemporary society for 20 years in her portraits of cavalry horses, aid dogs, and other animals with close relationships to human beings. In 2014, she traveled to Japan to photograph indigenous horses in eight places across the country, including Hokkaido, Nagano, Miyazaki, and Yonaguni Island. In “Bezoar” she reconsiders interactions between animals and humans in three recent films and other works. A bezoar is a small stone that forms in the stomachs of some animals. According to old legends, bezoar are said to have mysterious protective qualities. Installations by textile designer Yuko Kitta and architects Keigo Kobayashi and Haruka Uemura are also featured.

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Schedule

from August 27, 2020 to November 29, 2020

Artist(s)

Charlotte Dumas

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 11:00 To 20:00
sundays closing at 19:00
Note:Closed on the third Wednesday of odd-numbered months.

Access

Address: 5-4-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Phone: 03-3569-3611

Direct walk from exit B7 at Ginza Station on the Ginza, Marunouchi and Hibiya lines. 7 minute walk from the Hibiya exit of Yurakucho Station on the JR Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku lines.

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