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POST BODY / NATURE

  • Organization : TAISUKE KOYAMA
  • Section : International Collaboration
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Visual Art / Media Art

Outline

The exhibition “POST BODY/NATURE”, a collaboration between the artists Taisuke Koyama and Takashi Kawashima will exhibit works of contemporary photography and video that reflect their perspectives on the role of nature in the post-digital era.

In “POST BODY/NATURE”, the main theme of Taisuke Koyama’s and Takashi Kawashima’s work will be ‘nature’ and can be understood in a broader context which includes keywords such as ‘landscape’, ‘body’, ‘light’, ‘particles’. The work of the individual artist will have a clear and distinct concept, however, at this exhibition one can observe the ambiguity of each image, since the display method has allowed the works to intermingle with one another. The artist’s hope to use this method in order to disassemble the two-person exhibition and in its place illustrate how any of voices can be conveyed from one image. For the exhibition, Three-dimensionality will be incorporated into the exhibition by including large-scale prints, wall papers, designed structures, image objects, monitors and projectors. Hereby the works will interact with each other on various levels and give the public the freedom to explore the exhibition space.

By experiencing the work of the artist in this manner, one can ponder on the similarities and differences that Japan and the Netherlands share with respect to nature in the post-digital era and in this manner our opinions on nature are updated through photographic expression.

Profile

【Taisuke Koyama】
Taisuke Koyama, born in 1978 in Tokyo is a visual artist whose primary interest is in the process of how things transform from the natural phenomenon which surround our daily life into photographic images/objects.

Recent solo exhibitions include “Generated X” (G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP, 2017), ”Generated Images” (Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery, London, GB, 2016). He has also participated international art festivals include “Aichi Triennale 2016 Trans Dimension” (Aichi, JP, 2016), “Setouchi Trienniale 2013” (Shodoshima Island, JP, 2013) and “Daegu Photo Biennale 2012: Photography is Magic!” (Daegu, KR, 2012).

Venues

LhGWR(The Hague, The Netherlands)