COVERED TOKYO: Hikarie, 2014
2014.10.29.Wed - 11.10.Mon
Shibuya Hikarie 8F 8/
COVERED TOKYO is an alliance of four young galleries started from 2010 to 2012, KAYOKOYUKI
, TALION GALLERY
, nap gallery
and HAGIWARA PROJECTS
, leading next generation at contemporary art scene in Tokyo. They constantly produce exhibitions, art event and other border-crossing cultural projects.
After the exhibition COVERED TOKYO：October, 2012 at Chateau Koganei and the art event COVERD TOKYO PARK NIGHT, 2014 at Park Hotel Tokyo, in this autumn at Hikarie Shibuya, COVERED TOKYO presents an exhibition
by seven the most cutting-edged and noticeable artists: Ayako Ohno
, Mari Ito
, Tamotu Kido
, Hiroyuki Nisougi
, Yutaka Nozawa
and Takuya Yamashita
From 5th to 10th of November at an event space COURT in the same venue of the exhibition, there will be screening of the video works
by six artists: Mariko Tomomasa
, Hikaru Suzuki
, Reiji Saito
, Takafumi Saito
, and Maiko Jinushi
. In the three nights from 7th to 9th, talk sessions
(and performance) co-hosted with Nikkei Inc
. inviting special gests will be held.
Direct access from exit 15 of Shibuya Station(Toyoko Line, Den-en-toshi Line, Hanzomon Line, Fukutoshin Line)
Direct access from 2nd-floor passageway from Shibuya Station(JR Line, Ginza Line, Keio Inokashira Line)
2014.10.29.Wed - 2014.11.10.Mon 11:00-20:00
Opening Reception: 2014.10.29.Wed 18:00-20:00
Born in 1974 in Mie Prefecture, Japan. He graduated from Master Course at Aichi University of the Arts. Exhibitions include “Kamino/Kumano”Mie Prefectural Museum (2014, Mie, Japan), “A Landscape”HAGIWARA PROJECTS (2014, Tokyo), “Mori to Hatake”(2012, See Saw gallery + café, Nagoya), “SHOWCASE #2 curated by Minoru Shimizu” (2013, eN arts, Kyoto), “Tamotsu Kido” (2010, Galerie Tokyo Humanité, Tokyo), “In the Little Playground – Hitsuda Nobuya and his surrounding students” (2009, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya), “young artist world patronage program” (2007, MontBlanc Ginza, Tokyo), “Tamotsu Kido (2003, gallery NAF, Nagoya)
2014.11.05.Wed - 2014.11.10.Mon 11:00-20:00
From 11.07.Fri to 09.Sun, the screening will be off at 5:00 pm for the preparation of the talk sessions.
“Have a meal with FATHER”
2013, video, 39:00
2014, video, 10:00
2014, video, 6:00
“#13 dog&video #16-2”
2014, video, 12:44
2014, digital video, 15:08
“I like Korea, and Korea likes me:We Won't Do It without the Rose”
2014, digital video, 12:02
2014, digital video, 2:26
“A Voyage To The Chili Rain Season”
2014, video, 10:00
2010, video, 11:00
Maiko Jinushi was born in 1984, Kanagawa, Japan.
Jinushi received her MFA in Painting from the Tama Art University. She started her artwork by making drawings and writing novels, based on her personal stories then she began seriously producing video works in 2010. Her works have been featured in various exhibitions and film festivals. In 2009, she initiated Dodge, an experimental poetry-reading group.
COVERED TOKYO / NIKKEI ART LOUNGE
2014.11.7.Fri / 8.Sat / 9.Sun
In the three nights at the venue of Hikarie, Shibuya, the second edition of ART LOUNGE cooperated by COVERED TOKYO and NIKKEI holds a series of talk session over three themes: “art and video”, “art community” and “to listen and to watch”.
Entrance | Free
Capacity｜80 people each time (The lottery in the case of too many applications)
Organize | Nikkei Inc
Planning | COVERED TOKYO (KAYOKOYUKI
/ TALION GALLERY
/ nap gallery
/ HAGIWARA PROJECTS
Cooperate | XYZ collective / Contemporary Art Daily / Shibuya Hikarie / The Green Gallery / The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo / Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography / MISAKO & ROSEN
The First Night
Problematic on Border between Video and Art
What is video work as a contemporary art? Is it possible to draw a borderline between awesome video clips on YouTube and experimental video works as contemporary art? Nowadays, not only video artist but also painters and sculptors make documentation video as an artwork. In the talk session at the first night, two curators actively committing to the filed of media art at the forefront will discuss over problematic issues of video and art.
Date| Friday, November 7th, 2014 at 7-9 pm (door opens at 6:30 pm )
Panelists| Kenji Miwa, chief researcher at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo / Keiko Okamura, curator at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Kenji Miwa, chief researcher at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Born in 1975. Specialized in modern and contemporary visual art. Teaches at Rikkyo University. His curation (and co-curation) include: 14 nights (2012), Paul Klee: Art in the Making 1883-1940 (2011), Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960z to Today (2009) at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
Keiko Okamura, curator at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Current post since 2007 after curator at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. Her curation includes: MOT annual 2000 (2000), Positioning -In the New Reality of Europe: Art from Poland, the Czech Reublic, Slovakia, and Hungary (2005-06), Imagination: vision, perception and beyond (2008-09), Quest for Vision Vol.2: Ishida Takashi and Genealogy of Abstract Animation (2009-10).
The Second Night
Art Community in the World
In a small art market in a city, it is important how and with who you communicate to maintain the reliability of information you convey. Art scene in Tokyo is not an exception of such market.
The second night of talk session invites various speakers who construct unique community in art industory both domestically and internationally: directors from a gallery, Misako & Rosen, an artist-run space, XYZ collective, a cutting-edge art-info website, Contemporary Art Daily and more guests are expected. With specific examples of their practice, they will describe what is happening in the latest art community in Tokyo and the world.
Date | Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 7:30-9:30 pm (door opens at 7 pm )
Panelists | Misako Rosen and Jeffery Rosen, owners and directors at MISAKO & ROSEN / Hikotaro Kanehira, independent curator / COBRA, video artist/director at XYZ collective / Forrest Nash, founder of Contemporary Art Daily / Kayoko Yuki, director at KAYOKOYUKI / member of COVERED TOKYO
Translator: Kanoko Tamura
Misako Rosen and Jeffery Rosen, owners and directors at MISAKO & ROSEN
Since the gallery, MISAKO & ROSEN, opened in 2006, they actively participate international art fairs such as Frieze Art Fair London and NADA Art Fair Miami presenting numerous international gallery programs. Since 2013, selection committee at NADA Ar Fair.
Hikotaro Kanehira, independent curator
Curatorial works: Takashi Honnma New Documentary (2011-12), Nobuyoshi Araki - Love in Left Eye (2014). Editorial works: THE ABC BOOK by Shimon Minamikawa (2010), Futoshi Miyagi -American Boyfriend (2013).Joined in the curatorial team of Yokohama Triennial 2011.
COBRA, video artist/director at XYZ collective
Holds BA at Tama Art University. With his artistic practice, he opened an artist-run space, XYZ collective, in Setagaya, Tokyo, 2011. From 2013, participates NADA Art Fair. Expecting XYZ curation show at Brennan & Griffin, a gallery in New York, in October, 2014.
Forrest Nash, founder of Contemporary Art Daily
Started Contemporary Art Daily in 2008. Contemporary Art Daily daily updates the latest information of high quality exhibitions deliberately selected from all over the world. It became non-profit organization in 2012. Since 2014, tied-up with NADA Art Fair, it organizes gallery tours and featuring site of the fair.
Kayoko Yuki, director at KAYOKOYUKI / member of COVERED TOKYO
Started KAYOKOYUKI in 2011. She organizes exhibitions of contemporary art and does management of represented artists based at her office and viewing room in Suehirocho, Tokyo. She also organizes the alliance of emerging galleries, COVERED TOKYO. Participates NADA Art Fair, 2014.
The Third Night
Artist, Toshiya Tsunoda: What He Has Seen and Listened
How does he create “landscape” from an experience of “hearing”?
Artist, Toshiya Tsunoda, has demonstrated an alternative experience of the world through field recordings. With Atsushi Sasaki, a critic who has highly evaluated his artistic practice, he will illustrate the similarity between an experience of hearing and seeing. Moreover, Masaya Chiba, a painter and also a former student of Tsunoda as a teacher at junior high school will join them with his stories of old memory of Tsunoda as an art teacher.
* After the talk session, performance by Toshiya Tsunoda will be expected.
Date | Friday, November 9th, 2014 at 7-9 pm (door opens at 6:30 pm)
Panelist | Toshiya Tsunoda, artist / Atsushi Sasaki, critic / Masaya Chiba, painter
Toshiya Tsunoda, artist
Bornin 1964. Holds MFA at Tokyo University of the Arts. He constantly create installation, presents live performance and release audible works by CD since 1990’s. He re-draw the landscape and timescale with vibration phenomena collected by mini microphone and contact microphone through his field recordings. Group exhibitions with Luke Fowler at Taka Ishii Gallery (2013/Tokyo), Museum of Modern Art (2013/New York), Serpentine Gallery (2009/London).
Atsushi Sasaki, critic
Born in 1964. Runs record label, HEADZ. Professor at Waseda University.
Masaya Chiba, painter
Born in 1980, Kanagawa. Recent exhibitions include: Mono No Aware. Beauty of Things. Japanese Contemporary Art at Hermitage Museum (2014/St. Petersburg), Roppongi Crossing 2013: Out of Doubt at Mori Art Museum (2014/Tokyo), The Wonderful World I Got to See Because I Was Alive at Shugo Arts (2011/Tokyo)