Exhibition: Tadanori Yokoo Towada Roman : Pop It All

Curator: Kazuko Koike (Director, Towada Art Center)
Co-Curator: Kodama Kanazawa (Independent Curator)

Date  Jun 17th, 2017 – Sep 24th, 2017

Location  Towada Art Center

http://towadaartcenter.com/en/exhibitions/yokoo-tadanori-pop-it-all/

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I’m pleased to announce that I’m co-curating a solo show of Tadanori Yokoo, the legendary artist/designer, with Kazuko Koike, the director of Towada Art Center. Mr. Yokoo and Ms. Koike were the two important figures who have generated art scene in post-war Japan, combining multiple creative fields. Opening: June 17 at Towada Art Center

Publication: KENPOKU ART 2016 Official Catalogue

Published by Seikatsu no Tomo Co., on March 31, 2017

Full colour, 252p (ISBN978-4-908429-09-5  C0070) , 2778JPY+tax

Texts by Junji Tanigawa, Chiaki Hayashi, Yukiko Shikata and Kodama Kanazawa (Directors and curators of Kenpoku Art)

Supervised by Fumio Nanjo (General Director) and KENPOKU ART Executive Committee

Participating artists
Norimizu Ameya, Song-Ming Ang, Nobutaka Aozaki, BCL, Daniel Buren, Zadok Ben-David, Michael Beutler, Oron & Ionat & Mike, CALAR.ink**, Saki Chikaraishi, Vincensius ‘Venzha’ Christiawan, Tiffany Chung, Composit, Isabelle Desjeux, Hiroshi Fuji, Takafumi Fukasawa*, Debbie Han, Takafumi Hara, Gojing-Maru Hayashi*, Katsuhiko Hibino, Ibaraki Design Promotion Conference*, Shinta Inoue, Aki Inomata, Interfering Floating Bodies**, Takashi Ishida, Kosho Ito, Hideo Iwasaki + metaPhorest, Ian Carlo Jaucian, Matthew Jensen, Jung Hye Ryun, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, KatoMasudaSaitoIwasawa (KMSI)**, Yoichiro Kawaguchi, Keiko Kimoto, Mariko Kinoshita, Choi Jeong Hwa, Jun Kitazawa, Pius Sigit Kuncoro, Takamasa Kuniyasu, Le Thua Tien, Sandrine Llouquet, magma, Tea Mäkipää, Satoko Masuda, Shizuka Matsui*, Mieko Matsumoto, Soichiro Mihara, Katsuto Miyahara*, Akane Moriyama, Fumiaki Murakami*, Tohru Nakazaki, Yoichi Ochiai, Miki Okamura, Nipan Oranniwesna, Tuksina Pipitkul, Sudsiri Pui-Ock, Tawatchai Puntusawasdi, Rafaël Rozendaal, Sumito Sakakibara, Nitipak Samsen, Yu Sato, secca, Kazuyo Sejima, Mithu Sen, Ryota Shioya, Sound of TapBoard**, SPREAD, Yoshihiro Suda, Hiroshi Suzuki + Masato Ohki*, Shintaro Tanaka, teamLab, Tokyo University of the Arts, Shohei Tsuda, Elena Tutatchikova, Satoshi Uchiumi, Yuji Ueno, Vide Infra**, Pieter Vermeersch, Ei Wada, Zhan Wang, Wang Te-Yu, Etsuko Yakushimaru, Miki Yamamoto, Ken + Julia Yonetani, Keisuke Yunoki* (*Selected from open call, **Selected from Hackathon)

Exhibition: Han Ishu: The Drifting Thinker

Han Ishu: The Drifting Thinker  潘逸舟:漂流的思想者
MoCA Pavilion, Shanghai www.mocashanghai.org
15 March – 16 April 2017
Curator: Kodama Kanazawa
— Han Ishu is a Tokyo-based Chinese artist. This show will be his first exposure in Shanghai, his hometown. MoCA Pavilion is the satellite space of Shanghai MoCA, showcasing experimental artworks by artists of younger generation.

Exhibition: Yuko Kokubun

Yuko Kokubun: Brave New World
TS4312 (9F, 3-12, Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo) http://ts4312r.com/
March 3 – 26, 2017
— The gallery TS4312, run by a “proletarian art collector” Takeo Sawanobori who is also known as one of the longtime collectors of Lee Ufan, occasionally exhibits cutting-edge artists, for discovering new talents and promoting art scene in Tokyo.