Kana Kou and Oscar Oiwa @ The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Kana Kou and Oscar Oiwa will participate in the group exhibition "MOT Collection: Journals vol.2" at The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo from 13 Nov, 2021.
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■MOT Collection: Journals vol.2
Sat. 13 Nov, 2021 - Wed. 23 Feb, 2022
The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo houses approximately 5,500 artworks in its extensive collection, which spans the modern and contemporary periods with a focus on art of the postwar years. Each installment of the “MOT Collection” exhibition introduces artworks in the collection from various themes and angles in its effort to convey the diverse appeal of contemporary art.
Under the title, “Journals”, artworks created daily against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic that transformed our lives, the Olympics held upon a global scale, and the ordinary day-to-day, are presented across two floors in the form of an anthology comprising a wide variety of artists.
Chim↑Pom’s May, 2020,Tokyo (Okubo Station) - Drawing a Blueprint - (on exhibit until late January 2022), as well as print works “Quarantine Series” and Zeus: the God of Olympia by Oscar OIWA (all on special exhibit) will be presented on this occasion along with a selection of approximately 100 works by artists including KOU Kana [YOSHIDA Kana] (feature exhibit), KAWARA On, Fluxus artists (SHIOMI Mieko [Chieko], Nam June PAIK, etc.), MISHIMA Kimiyo, KWAK Duck Jun, OTA Saburo, KOBAYASHI Masato, Christian BOLTANSKI, Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL, and others. Through this extensive and eclectic showcasing of works, the exhibition serves to illuminate the society in which we live, our daily lives, and the memories that surround them.
photo：Kana Kou "Secret of Hanasuwa Island "(installation view) 2013