In Spring 2014, on the occasion of 5th edition of Marrakech Biennale, Douiria Mouassine opens its door with its first exhibition organized in the space: THE BLIND DREAM, a solo show by Megumi Matsubara. In this exhibition, Megumi Matsubara interacts intimately with the Douiria Mouassine’s space, a 400-year old apartment consisting of four rooms. Juxtaposing light, photography, text and music, Matsubara opens each room to narrate a story. The exhibition is a composition of newly developed works alongside the fragments of earlier pieces.
Interview & Documentation | Truth / Freedom at Towada Art Center
Interview & Documentation of Megumi MATSUBARA’s brand-new work « Truth / Freedom » at Towada Art Center has been published online. (Language: Japanese with English subtitles) « Truth / Freedom » is an installation composed of three works. The red room was empty. [stereo soundscape, 8h, sonic interpretation by Clovis LEMÉE] Where it begins to burn my eyes. [pumice, mirror, glass] I only see the red light. [flower, insect, seed, pericarp, herb, tree, resin, mineral, cactus, lime, plaster] *Camera & Edit: Kazuya ISHIKAWA *Inter+Play #001: > https://towadaartcenter.com/exhibitions/artstowada10th-interplay-001/ Above: Towada Art Center Arts Towada 10th Anniversary Exhibition INTER+PLAY Artist Interview: Megumi Matsubara on Towada Art Center’s YouTube Channel.
Group Show | Inter+Play – Arts Towada 10th Anniversary Exhibition | Japan
Megumi Matsubara presents her new work commissioned by Towada Art Center for Inter+Play: Arts Towada 10th Anniversary Exhibition. The exhibition runs through 12 months until August 2021. Inter+Play is a three-part exhibition that celebrates the tenth anniversary of Arts Towada, the city-wide initiative that promotes art throughout the city of Towada and along its main thoroughfare of Kanchogai Avenue. Since its inception, Arts Towada has been a wellspring of creativity and a source of inspiration. At its heart is the Towada Art Center, which has always considered the “interplay” between artwork, audience, and city. This exhibition is a manifestation of the ethos behind this ambitious project. On display throughout the entirety of… Continue reading
Article | The Memory of Fading Red | Hitotoki Aug 2020 Issue
Megumi Matsubara is portrayed by curator Meruro Washida who gives a detailed insight into her new work « Truth / Freedom » at Towada Art Center in his essay “The Memory of Fading Red” published in the August 2020 issue of HITOTOKI [p.54-57]. The magazine is published by Wedge Corporation for JR Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen. (Language: Japanese, Photographs by Kuniya Oyamada) *HITOTOKI August 2020 Issue > https://wedge.ismedia.jp/ud/hitotoki/release/20200720
Lecture / Performance & Dialogue | The Mystery of Red | Towada Art Center
The Towada Art Center presents a live stream of a lecture and performance by Inter+Play exhibiting artist Megumi Matsubara, followed by her conversation with exhibition curator Kodama Kanazawa. (Language: Japanese) Date & Time : Sun, Jul 19, 2020 14:00 – 15:30 Location : Towada Art Center Room F, within Megumi Matsubara’s installation « Truth / Freedom » *This event will be streamed live on the Towada Art Center’s YouTube channel. Please note that this is an online event. The exhibition space will not be open to the public. Above: The Mystery of Red: Lecture/Performance by Megumi Matsubara & Conversation with Kodama Kanazawa on Towada Art Center’s YouTube Channel. Megumi Matsubara… Continue reading
In Residence | Casa Wabi | Mexico
Megumi Matsubara is in residence at Casa Wabi, Oaxaca, Mexico, upon invitation and with support by Fundación Casa Wabi, Residency Program 2019. Curator: Alberto Ríos de la Rosa, Paola Jasso *About Fundación Casa Wabi > http://casawabi.org