Teppei Kaneuji @ The Yokohama Triennale 2020 in Japan !
Teppei Kaneuji has been participating in the Yokohama Triennale 2020 “Afterglow” at Yokohama Museum of Art.
(For available works of Kaneuji, please visit artist page of Art Front Gallery: Click here)
■Yokohama Triennale 2020 “Afterglow”
Exhibition Dates: July 17 - October 11, 2020 (purchase ticket)
Venues: Yokohama Museum of Art (3-4-1, Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan), etc.
Hours: 10:00 - 18:00
Artistic Director: Raqs Media Collective
Yokohama Triennale 2020, its 7th edition, will be led by Raqs Media Collective, a collective of three artists based in New Delhi, India, as its artistic director. Under Raqs Media Collective’s direction, it will take the artists and co-travelers on a journey through time and space.
The title of Yokohama Triennale 2020 is “AFTERGLOW,” a word chosen by Raqs Media Collective to reference how, in our everyday lives, we unknowingly experience the residues of light sparked at the beginning of our time, as in the case of how the “white noise” on our analog televisions included fragments of cosmic microwave background radiation left over from the cosmic Big Bang. By referring to the Big Bang’s destructive energy that propelled creativity and over time, gave birth to life on this planet, and its radiation that is toxic as well as therapeutic, Raqs Media Collective takes interest in the cycle of destruction/toxicity and recovery/care in the human activities of the contemporary age. Together with the artists, audience, and others, Raqs Media Collective will explore ways to co-exist with toxicity for human sustenance and survival in this world in flux, rather than eliminate it.