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일본 아트타워 미토 <Hello World―For the Post-Human Age>

sjc014 2018. 3. 5. 12:46

일본 아트타워 미토에서 흥미로운 전시가 있어서 소개합니다. <Hello World―For the Post-Human Age>라는 제목으로 진행되는 전시입니다. 마셜 맥루한은 1960년대에 기술이 가져올 혁신에 대해 예언했습니다. "모든 기술은 인간의 환경을 새롭게 조성한다"는 그의 말처럼 오늘날 기술은 우리의 삶을 바꾸고 있습니다. 전시에 참여하는 8명의 아티스트/그룹은 기술이 가져올(온) 긍정적, 부정적 측면에 대해 이야기하고 있습니다. 전시는 5월 6일까지 진행됩니다. 일본에 다녀오실 기회가 있는 분은 들려보시면 좋을 것 같습니다. ^_^

전시 개요

일시: 2018년 2월10일 ~ 2018년 5월6일

관람 시간: 9:30 ~ 18:00 (no admittance after 17:30)


참여 작가

● David Blandy: Born in London (UK) in 1976. Resides in Brighton and London (UK).
In his work, David Blandy attempts to re-examine the media and culture that has influenced him. His exhibit is a video of a highly developed society breaking down, while another video shows the process of the first video being created instantaneously based on online data. Comparing the two videos exposes the state of media.

● Kenta Cobayashi: Born in Kanagawa (Japan) in 1992. Resides in Kanagawa.

Kenta Cobayashi has attracted acclaim as a photographer of the digital native generation, documenting the condition of everyday life that is now almost completely permeated by technology. For this exhibition, he will construct a space with photographic works about the responses and disconnects of technology and physical sensation.

● Simon Denny: Born in Auckland (New Zealand) in 1982. Resides in Berlin (Germany).
Simon Denny is known for his work that perceptively interprets ideas and values in the digital world. This exhibition presents his artwork about blockchain, a core component in the cryptocurrencies that are now spreading globally. The work uses board games to express the ideas that exist behind this new currency system and its future prospects.

● Cécile B. Evans: Born in Cleveland (USA) in 1983. Resides in London (UK) and Berlin (Germany).

Cécile B. Evans’ practice explores how human emotions change through today’s highly developed technology such things as artificial intelligence. This exhibition includes a performance-style installation with robots and monitors.

● exonemo (Yae Akaiwa, Kensuke Sembo): Formed in 1996. Reside in New York (USA).
The art group exonemo has been a leading presence in the Japanese Internet art scene for 20 years, producing work that is both humorous and innovative. At this exhibition the group will present a newly created installation as well as its recent video installation Kiss, or Dual Monitors (2017).

● Rachel McLean: Born in Edinburgh (UK) in 1987. Resides in Glasgow (UK).
Rachel McLean is known for her psychedelic yet cynical video work in which the artist performs all the characters in a fairy tale or stories based on her own scripts. This exhibition features a video work vividly portraying contemporary desires related to social media.

● Hito Steyerl: Born in Munich (Germany) in 1966. Resides in Berlin (Germany).
Hito Steyerl’s practice investigates the contradictions and chaos in the post-digital society against a backdrop of video history and media theory. This exhibition includes a major work by the artist that is part of the collection of the Tate in the UK.

● Akihiko Taniguchi: Born in Saitama Prefecture (Japan) in 1983. Resides in Saitama.
Akihiko Taniguchi’s work employs a variety of techniques to explore the disparity and coming and going between reality and virtual spaces. The photographic artwork at the exhibition has been put together from surveillance camera footage, suggesting the surveillance network that extends across the Internet.