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PACIFIC May 7 – June 4, 2011 Scion Installation L.A., Los Angeles, United States Curated by: PMKFA & Antonin Gaultier Artists: Atsuhiro Ito, Kyohei Sakaguchi, Megumi Matsubara, Motoyuki Daifu, PMKFA, Takashi Suzuki, Teppei Kaneuji, Ujino, Yotaro Niwa, Yuri Suzuki moderated & written by NAOKI MATSUYAMA Naoki Matsuyama (NM): When I was asked to moderate this conversation, I couldn’t immediately imagine how to go about it because I had an image of your works as being very different. For instance, Megumi’s works tend to rely on the presence of other people. The name she gave for her architectural practice, Assistant, is emblematic of that. On the other hand, Teppei’s works remind me… Continue reading

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To Share Realities

Published Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo July 29–August 9, 2009 NAOKI MATSUYAMA To “publish”. Multi-disciplinary artist Megumi Matsubara has designated this as the act of simply picking up an object for our enjoyment and then presenting it somewhere else. What has been published in this exhibition is a collection of 1000 objects, pressed flat and collected during a month-long trip in Europe, and displayed in a time-sequential grid that covers all the walls of the intimate space of Art Center Ongoing. The neatly aligned exhibits give at first the impression of a methodical scientific research, of an assemblage of specimens. The package of bowling socks, a flight ticket, remnants of a… Continue reading

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