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Back Issue -1 December 2009-
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Lieko Shiga's "Canary" at the International Festival for Arts and Media Yokohama 2009
Roger McDonald
"Canary" is a carefully edited slide sequence of still photographs, projected onto a wall and accompanied by an atmospheric soundtrack. The photographs were taken by Lieko Shiga during residencies in Brisbane and Sendai in 2006, and were made into a projected work for exhibitions in Australia and Sendai in late 2006. more...
H&T
Kengo Kuma: Studies in Organic
Nicolai Kruger
Architect Kengo Kuma has recently won several highly coveted competitions at home and abroad. Studies in Organic, a solo exhibition at Tokyo's Gallery Ma, is a glimpse into his thriving practice. The gallery's main floor features models in various scales and prolific research material for over 30 projects that are either on the boards or under construction. The 3D work is displayed on a large, central platform with ample room for the visitor to see these endearing iterations from all angles. more...
FOCUS
Trolls in the Park: Contemporary Art Lurks in a Tokyo Suburb
Alan Gleason
Zenpukuji Park is a little jewel of green space set in an otherwise nondescript residential area of western Tokyo. The park surrounds two ponds -- one a small, reed-filled nature preserve full of ducks, egrets and water lilies, the other a larger lake that attracts flotillas of rent-a-boaters on weekends. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Lieko Shiga's "Canary" at the International Festival for Arts and Media Yokohama 2009
Roger McDonald
1 Dec 2009
FOCUS
Kengo Kuma: Studies in Organic
Nicolai Kruger
1 Dec 2009
HERE/THERE
Trolls in the Park: Contemporary Art Lurks in a Tokyo Suburb
Alan Gleason
1 Dec 2009
PICKS
From Home to the Museum: Tanaka Tsuneko Collection
1 Dec 2009
FOCUS
Hiroshi Sugimoto Creates the Inaugural Exhibition for a New Photography Museum He also Helped Design
Edan Corkill
2 Nov 2009
FOCUS
Archi-neering Design
Thomas Daniell
2 Nov 2009
HERE/THERE
Circles and Squares: Kanazawa's 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Alan Gleason
2 Nov 2009
PICKS
Art Osaka 2009
2 Nov 2009
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