Title: "un - ei / shadow or ghost"
¡Date: Wed. 6th - Sat. 30th
June, 2012 ¦Closed
on Sunday, Monday and National Holidays
Opening Reception: Wed.
6th June, 2012, 19:00-
¡Opening Hours: 12:00-20:00
¡Venue: Radi-um von Roentgenwerke
¡Address: 2-5-17, Nihonbashi
Bakuro-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
¡TEL & FAX: +81-3-3662-2666
Preface to the exhibition
Kazz SASAGUCHI expresses the things that can not be seen on the surface,
or the structures exist behind the visible objects which can not be
perceived without being concious of. Thus involves the abstraction comprises
some fragments, implying the messages towards our changing perception
of time, places and objects, which are attributed to the development
of electronic medium.
Highly developed communication systems enable the sense of being anywhere
all over the world, that make up the ghosts of "I am" to separate oneself
from the state of being "here, now.", yet paradoxically resulting the
Hence, we have started to dismiss the bodies or behaviors from our daily
On the other hand, we are losing the awareness for the vast and fast
information since we have faced to it, through skipping the process
of comprehending that interacts with empirical knowledge and recollections,
therefore the information nowadays is intuitive, merely projecting the
shadow of its surface.
In this exhibition titled "un - ei / shadow or ghost", SASAGUCHI will
show the installation that conjures up the shadow of posing human, to
revise the physical recollection through the image appears as a real
or ghost. Namely, is weakening the certainty of the object, therefore
we could complement that with our own memories or experiences to conclude
the whole image in our mind, while recall the perception.
In this sense, "shadow or ghost" is the guide back to human
1999 MA in Sculpture at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (UK)
2002 "Hara Documents 8, omokage -in/visible- " Hara Museum of Contemporary
2004 "Roppongi Crossing : New Visions in Contemporary Japanese Art"
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2008 "3rd Nanjing Triennale ", nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
2011 "Tedare - Koh-jutsu Chapter II" Spiral, Tokyo
@@@ "Kabukicho Art Site"
Shinjuku Kabukicho Cine-city Plaza, Tokyo
2012 "Kowaku - Koh-jutsu Chapter
III" Spiral, Tokyo
@@@ "Shin-Rin Heights"
Gallery 20202, Tokyo