x Akari Hayami
Kenshu Shintsubo, Fluid / Girl , 2009
Fri - 5.14 Sat
12F00 - 19F00
Closed on Sunday
|FOIL GALLERY is pleased to
announce an exhibition by Kenshu Shintsubo x Akari Hayami "Spring
Ephemeral" from 15th April to 14th May, 2011.
This show will be composed of photographic works and sound works.
The photographs are from Shintsubo's series of "Fluid / Girl",
portraits of Hayami, which Shintsubo first announced at IANN magazine
(FOIL) last year. The sound work consists of fragments of extracts
from various sounds Shintsubo recorded in the field and so-called
environmental sound Hayami recorded in various cities in Tokyo.
Starting from video and sound works of field recording, photographer
Kenshu Shintsubo has been working on a subject of "relationship
between traces of people's lives piled up on the land and memories
of each individuals stored through various media" as his important
concern. Recently he has collaborated with various projects, such
as documentating memories of people living in Hillside Terrace,
Sarugakutyo. Furthermore, his collaboration with pingpong project
of Tokyo University Center for Knowledg Structuring announced
"Moving Map" project in 2011. In this project, they connected
photographic works of Shintsubo put on the walls of public spaces
like Shibuya, Shinjuku and other major stations in Tokyo as campain
posters, with information on the Internet, such as comments on
Twitter, in order to create "map" including live information of
people's actual moves, connecting time and place. Shintsubo collaborated
Hayami through this project as she was a model of this campaign
poster. Since then, they have been collaborating many times as
photographer and the model.
In this exhibition, photographic works Shintsubo and Hayami has
created through such projects plus newly taken photographs on
occasion of Hayami's 16th birthday (17th March, 2011) will be
on view. In addition, sounds newly taken for this exhibition will
be also presented. During the exhibition period, limited edition
book of this "Spring Ephemeral" show will be available at gallery
from the end of April.(Designed by Ryoji Tanaka (Semitransparent))
Please visit our gallery and appreciate the speciall collaboration.
Kenshu Shintsubo, Spring Ephemeral , 2011